Subject: Re: consdev and /dev/console
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com>
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.