Subject: Re: generic virtual consoles
To: Michael Lorenz <>
From: Garrett D'Amore <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/29/2005 07:56:34
Michael Lorenz wrote:

>>changed a few things:
>>- added a callback to notify the underlying driver when a screen
>>  becomes visible ( or is supposed to )
>>- added some halfway sane error reporting
>>- added a flag field, so far there are two flags - one to prevent
>>  redrawing in show_screen, another one to prevent free()ing the
>>  screen struct ( for the initial console screen which may be
>>  statically allocated )
>>- get rid of the console_screen field in vcons_data, using flags is 
>>  better
>Since there were no further comments - are there any objections against
>committing this and using it in macppc and sparc(64) ? 
>have fun
Not from me.  I look forward to seeing this go in -- one less difference
I have to maintain in my tree. :-)

    -- Garrett

Garrett D'Amore                
Sr. Staff Engineer          Extending the Power of 64-bit UNIX Computing
Tadpole Computer, Inc.                             Phone: (951) 325-2134