Subject: Re: Virtual consoles
To: J. Buck Caldwell <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/10/1998 00:24:50
> Lots of questions:
> So, do Virtual consoles work on QDSS?
No. The QDSS support is a totally different task compared to
the VS3100 stuff.

> What is the correct mknod line for the qd0 and related devices? (ie, old serial port)
Look at src/etc/etc.vax/MAKEDEV; it contains the correct entries.

> Is there a way to run getty on the QDSS and on the console port?
Yep. This is also included in MAKEDEV; as gc0 or something.
The comments will tell you.

> I think that's all for today. Hopefully, tomorrow I get my shiney new 670meg SCSI drive and figure
> out if NetBSD really supports the SQ739. If it does, I get to sup the world. Muahaha.
Ok, good luck. Please tell me about success/failure.

-- Ragge