Subject: Re: wscons problems on macppc, was -current on PowerBook G3/400
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/22/1999 11:21:07
Bill Studenmund <> writes:
> I think the problem is that the wscons code kinda assumes that X will run
> on one of the ttyE's (typically ttyE4), whereas the macppc code only
> supports one ttyE - ttyE0. Specifically, lines 331 & 332 of
> sys/arch/macppc/dev/ofb.c are:
> [ ... ]

Well, I can't say for sure what the 'right' answer is, but if wscons
now requires that you have multiple virtual terminals for X to work
properly, or even assumes that you'll have multiple virtual terminals,
that's very losing...

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.