Subject: Re: wscons and multiple wsdisplays
To: None <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: Michael <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/18/2005 08:11:30
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> > One will carry the (console) tag, but that's not necessarily
> > wsdisplay0, and to make things worse ttyE0 may not point at the
> > console output device - it will point at the first virtual console
> > on wsdisplay0.
> There is a "console" locator for wsdisplay (and wskbd) which
> should allow to wire a specific wsdisplay to the hardware instance
> initialized as console. Something like
> wsdisplay0 at [driver]? console 1
> wsdisplay* at [driver]?
This won't help in GENERIC kernels when there are - like many U10s - two
display devices with only one in use. Of course we could assume that if
a Creator board is present it will almost certainly the console but
that's ugly in my opinion.
> If you vave different cards (with different drivers), matching
> the interface attribute
> wsdisplay0 at wsemuldisplaydev? console 1
> should also work.
Thanks, I'll give that a try.
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