Subject: Re: Patch to change console colors
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/23/2004 13:21:51
On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 20:07:03 -0500
Eric Haszlakiewicz <> wrote:

> > msg.default.* variables specify how the console looks, while msg.kernel.*
> > do the same for kernel messages.  You can see that I actually have white
> > on blue console and yellow on blue kernel :)
> 	actually, I have no idea what numbers correspond to what colors.

/usr/src/sys/dev/wscons/wsdisplayvar.h contains a list of the WSCOL_* and
WSATTR_* variables which can go in these variables.

> Can you change those numbers to human readable strings?

Well, I don't know if it's worth the effort... but anyway, will take a look;
shouldn't be too difficult ;)


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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