Subject: misc/8524: screen 0 shouldn't be configured in /etc/wscons.conf?
To: None <>
From: Scott Telford <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/30/1999 15:49:53
>Number:         8524
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       screen 0 shouldn't be configured in /etc/wscons.conf?
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people (Misc Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Sep 30 15:35:01 1999
>Originator:     Scott Telford
>Release:        1.4.1
System: NetBSD trillian 1.4.1 NetBSD 1.4.1 (TRILLIAN) #4: Mon Sep 20 23:03:46 BST 1999 root@trillian:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/TRILLIAN i386

	The default /etc/wscons.conf file shipped with NetBSD/i386 1.4.1
includes a line to configure screen 0, however this results in the error

	wsconscfg: WSDISPLAYIO_ADDSCREEN: Device busy

being displayed at boot time when /etc/rc.wscons runs, as screen 0 is
automatically configured by the kernel (in the GENERIC config, at

	Boot NetBSD/i386 1.4.1 with the GENERIC kernel, "wscons=YES" in
/etc/rc.conf and the standard /etc/wscons.conf file, and observe above
error message.

	Remove the "screen 0" line from /etc/wscons.conf.