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SubjectRe: [PATCH] devfs v99.11 available
James Simmons writes:
>
> > This is against 2.2.14. Highlights of this release:
> >
> > - Ported devfs-patch-v99.10 to kernel 2.2.14
> >
> > - Moved /dev/tty0 to /dev/vc/0
>
> Why did you move tty0 to vc/0 ? The console system will be changing
> for 2.5.X. It will become multihead aware which means that we might
> end up with /dev/tty representing physical heads and /dev/vty to
> represent virtual consoles.

For consistency with the other virtual console devices. /dev/tty0
right now is the "current virtual console". If the meaning of
/dev/tty0 is later changed, that bridge will be crossed when the time
comes. The way I've done it now is still correct, right?

Regards,

Richard....
Old: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca
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