Subject: Re: Thoughts on text console
To: Blaz Zupan" , "amiga-dev <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Markus Illenseer <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 07/13/1995 21:16:01
Blaz Zupan wrote:
> Wouldn't it be wiser if the default console would be always
> configured as ttye0 (and it doesn't matter if the default console
> is cc, rt, rh, cl or whatever). ttye1-ttye9 could be the virtual
> consoles (if it happens that someone implements virtual console
> support). How would we select WHAT the default console is?
> Well, how do we currently select which console owns the keyboard?

 What if you happen to have more than one graphic board?  What if they
where both Retinae or Picasso?
 Whom to bind the ttye0 then?  How to toggle between them?  This one major
reason why currently I'd stick to the current scheme.

Markus Illenseer