Subject: Re: issues with screenblank and wscons
To: Kailash Sethuraman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 11/29/2004 08:34:49
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On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 10:17:10PM +0800, Kailash Sethuraman wrote:
| On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 20:54:49 +1100, Luke Mewburn <email@example.com> wro=
| > I think the problem is that the mtime and/or atime isn't updated
| > on the wscons ttyE? correctly, or at least, as it would be on a
| > serial or traditional workstation console. I would like to see
| > this fixed correctly.
| >From what I gather, it seems that the mtime and atime are modified by
| VOP_SETATTR(). As i dont think the vfs is involved in the
| code path that required for a keystroke to get to the tty, the atime a=
| mtime for wskbd device is not modified. Hence I am not sure as to what=
| correct fix would be, trying to overcome this limitation to get stat()
| to work with ws* ?
| Or to try and approach it in an altogether different way?
I think Christos has solved this, although I haven't confirmed this
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