Subject: Re: wscons and multiple wsdisplays
To: Michael <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/18/2005 07:54:59
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 10:03:11PM -0400, Michael wrote:
> - attach /dev/fb* when appropriate ( SBus and UPA devices ), no matter
> if we're console or not.

In  the long run, we should make all wsdisplay drivers attach a /dev/fb*,
and get rid of the PCI bus scan code in XFree86.

What you descibe is a secondary effect of the "console attaches late"
model on sparc - other ports don't have it because they always force the
right console device to be wsdisplay0 - simply by attaching it very early.