Subject: Re: consdev and /dev/console
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/14/2003 15:50:34
On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 03:49:06PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >  However, /dev/tty00 works as expected.
> > Also, xconsole sees stuff written to /dev/console.  Is this how it's
> > supposed to work?  I thought I remembered it behaving differently.
> Yes, this is the purpose of xconsole. Once xconsole is started, stuff
> written to /dev/console won't appear on the tty any more.
	hmm.. I could have sworn that I tried this initially without X running.
Once I noticed that xconsole was running but not displaying on my screen,
and I killed it, things are working as expected.  thanks.