Subject: Re: wscons
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: matt farnsworth <email@example.com>
Date: 12/01/2000 03:38:54
I tried that already. Even tested using vt220 mode. No effect.
I did get a reponse in dmesg only screen 4 was added, as the others were
already configured. But in reality screen 4 was not modified.
(unless its ctrl-alt-f5, but there's no text there and the cursor size is
>I've got wscons working just fine in 1.5_ALPHA2. I use the 80x50
>fonts and resolution. Make sure the line for the font vt220l.808 is
>in your /etc/wscons.conf file. You can't change the font for your console
>device, but you can configure multiple virtual consoles in most typical
>cases (like, the i386 with suitable hardware can -- CGA graphics cards
>cannot I don't think).
> > > how do I get the kernel to boot into vga50 or 132x50?
> > >
> > > post-boot: wsconscfg reports 'already configured'
> > > and
> > > /etc/wscons.conf seems to have no effect
>Right, because the console is already configured. Configure a different
>virtual terminal in your /etc/wscons.conf file.
>The older terminal systems (pcvt) are dead in 1.5, you must use wscons.
>Kevin P. Neal
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