Subject: Re: Removal of rasterconsole
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Andrew Doran <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 07/22/2006 20:30:27
On Sun, Jul 23, 2006 at 03:53:08AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:

> > I plan to make wscons the default console device, and remove the rcons
> > stuff. I believe that most configurations have been tested and are known
> > to work.
> IIRC, showstopper is dtkbd (and dtms) on MAXINE,
> but I don't know current status about it.

I believe that Michael Hitch sorted out the remaining problems with the dt
stuff, so it should be good to go.
> Note there was a report that XdecNetBSD didn't
> work properly on mfb (though console worked).
> Anyway current xsets for pmax is requires wscons, so
> we should switch to it ASAP if MAXINE console works, IMHO.
> (cfb and tfb on my 3MIN worked fine even on X,
>  but I have not tested it on recent kernels)

I agree, we're not going to loose anything by switching over in that case.