Subject: misc/17647: console(4) (i386) misses kernel options
To: None <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/19/2002 15:22:41
>Number:         17647
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       console(4) (i386) misses kernel options
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    misc-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Jul 19 06:22:00 PDT 2002
>Originator:     Julio Merino
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6D
System: NetBSD darkstar.local 1.6D NetBSD 1.6D (DARKSTAR) #2: Wed Jul 17 19:45:32 CEST 2002 jmmv@darkstar.local:/var/build/kernel/DARKSTAR i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
	The share/man4/man4.i386/console.4 manpage misses a SYNOPSIS section,
	as well as the explanation of the UCONSOLE kernel option.

Index: console.4
RCS file: /cvsroot/sharesrc/share/man/man4/man4.i386/console.4,v
retrieving revision 1.7
diff -u -u -r1.7 console.4
--- console.4	2002/01/15 01:41:11	1.7
+++ console.4	2002/07/19 13:19:10
@@ -6,6 +6,13 @@
 .Nm console
 .Nd i386 console interface
+.Cd options CONSDEVNAME=string
+.Cd options CONADDR=integer
+.Cd options CONSPEED=integer
+.Cd options CONS_OVERRIDE
+.Cd options CONMODE=integer
+.Cd options UCONSOLE
 .Dq console
@@ -81,6 +88,8 @@
 This option takes always effect, because mode settings are not passed
 by the bootloader.
+.It Cd options UCONSOLE
+Allows users to use TIOCCONS. This is useful for xconsole.
 .Bl -tag -width /dev/console