Subject: Re: screen, console & ttys
To: NetBSD-embed <>
From: Jukka Salmi <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 06/30/2005 16:54:24
Marcin Jessa --> tech-embed (2005-06-30 15:35:01 +0200):
> Hi.
> I have a via board which I have access to via console and screen .
> I bootstrap my installation disk with 
> installboot -v -m i386 -o timeout=3,console=pc -t ffs /dev/rvnd0a ${MY_BUILD_DIR}/bin/bootxx_ffsv1
> This works fine, I can see the output when using serial cable.
> But when I attach screen I cannot see anything.
> /etc/ttys has:
> console "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"         vt100   on secure
> ttyE0   "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"         vt220   on secure
> ttyE1   "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"         vt220   on secure
> Is it possible to make the screen work as well ?
> I suppose it should be working since bootstraping is to see boot sequence in console...

You probably want to use wscons(4).

HTH, Jukka

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