Subject: Re: Controlling terms
To: Per Fogelstrom <>
From: Per Fogelstrom <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/11/1995 10:10:39
> Having a 'pccons' device or 'ttyv0' and the normal 'console'
> creates some funny behaviour. Opening and closing the 'pccons'
> device makes the 'console' device lose it's controlling terminal
> status. No wonder since they are separate nodes but causes
> confusion for the shell.
Obviously this is 'handeled' if one uses 'dev/cons.c'. Not all
ports do, by some reason. I'll incorporate the 'generic' version
in the R4400 port and it will probably work. Looking at the code
shows that it does what is neccesary.