Subject: Re: switching to console upon Debugger() call ?
To: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/11/1999 09:23:34
> It would be cool and not very hard to switch the screen to console
> (or better said to wsdisplay screen 0) on Debugger() call. Since
> Debugger() is currently MD and duplicating the code for switching
> to console screen on each port is not very practical, doing this right
> would need to make Debugger() MI, rename the current Debugger() to,
> say, cpu_Debugger() and calling it after the screen is sanified.
> Anyone sees any problem with doing this ?
AFAIK multiple screens is still rather port dependent, and in some
cases a kernel option. So unless you're particularly careful you may
break lots of things by doing this.
Eduardo Horvath email@example.com
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