Subject: Re: why syslog(3) must not try to write to /dev/console....
To: Greywolf <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/19/2000 14:10:05
>Yes, I know -- it sounds gross.  It's not an optimal solution.  But think
>about it.  If we're a kernel, and we REALLY need to send something THAT
>badly, are we gonna respect flow control?

not a good idea, i think.  if the console is spewing fascinating
messages about what happened to make it so crazy faster than i can
read them, you'd better bet that i wanna use flow control to stop it
long enough for me to read it.

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