Subject: Re: Testing for devices in kernel startup
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 11/04/1996 14:02:47
> On Fri, 1 Nov 1996 20:44:50 -0800 (PST)
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Studenmund) wrote:
> > My thought was to look at /dev/console, since, AFAIK, it should be a
> > character device on all ports.
> There's actually already a PR for this in the NetBSD GNATS database,
> filed by der Mouse, I believe.
I found that PR, and it looks ok. I think I'll try using it. It seems
to be (basically) what I had in mind.
It's been there a while. What would be needed to get it acted on, one
way or another? (Though I'd certainly vote for the check in one form
or another) Can I help in some way?