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    SubjectRe: Console handling (was: Re: Let's vote for PnP on 2.2)
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.3.96.971213194834.90L-100000@jennifer-unix.dyn.ml.org>
    By author: James Mastros <root@jennifer-unix.dyn.ml.org>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > On Sat, 13 Dec 1997, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > All you need is an ioctl() that gives a list of in/out/memory operations
    > > to do, and at the same time commits a "recovery" set of operations into
    > > kernel space to be run on screen switch back.
    > >
    > > Alan
    >
    > Didn't Linux have that back when having different # of lines in different
    > VTs? (In a more limited form, naturaly, since the modes on different VTs
    > were, well, less different).
    >

    Linux has never had different number of lines on different VTs.

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