Subject: Re: is ANYONE running multiple vga cards right now.
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/27/1999 11:43:30
> Well, the fact that the kernel says "not configured" has little
> bearing on whether or not X will work... but it sounds like you just
> want text mode i guess...  I really dunno how easy that's likely to be.

Yes, text mode so I can replace 6 wyse terminals and a terminal server with
one NetBSD box packed full of VGA cards and a bunch of monitors+keyboards.

I was hoping that the big unknown would be the mapping of wskeyboard/wsdisplay
pairs to tty devices, and not /dev/vga* attachments.

> I don't understand.  I didn't make any changes.  I want more
> information, which you can provide by making the changes mentioned
> above to your kernel and sending me the output.  8-)

Sorry, I thought you had added new logging printf's inside #if 0's and
were asking us to download and activate them...

Todd Whitesel
toddpw @