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Subject[3/6] Xen VMM #4: runtime disable of VT console
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This patch enables the VT console to be disabled at runtime even if it
is built into the kernel. Arch xen needs this to avoid trying to
initialise a VT in virtual machine that doesn't have access to the
console hardware.

Signed-off-by: ian.pratt@cl.cam.ac.uk

---

diff -Nurp pristine-linux-2.6.10-rc3/drivers/char/tty_io.c tmp-linux-2.6.10-rc3-xen.patch/drivers/char/tty_io.c
--- pristine-linux-2.6.10-rc3/drivers/char/tty_io.c 2004-12-03 21:53:57.000000000 +0000
+++ tmp-linux-2.6.10-rc3-xen.patch/drivers/char/tty_io.c 2004-12-08 00:57:23.000000000 +0000
@@ -131,6 +131,8 @@ LIST_HEAD(tty_drivers); /* linked list
vt.c for deeply disgusting hack reasons */
DECLARE_MUTEX(tty_sem);

+int console_use_vt = 1;
+
#ifdef CONFIG_UNIX98_PTYS
extern struct tty_driver *ptm_driver; /* Unix98 pty masters; for /dev/ptmx */
extern int pty_limit; /* Config limit on Unix98 ptys */
@@ -2964,14 +2966,19 @@ static int __init tty_init(void)
#endif

#ifdef CONFIG_VT
- cdev_init(&vc0_cdev, &console_fops);
- if (cdev_add(&vc0_cdev, MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), 1) ||
- register_chrdev_region(MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), 1, "/dev/vc/0") < 0)
- panic("Couldn't register /dev/tty0 driver\n");
- devfs_mk_cdev(MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), S_IFCHR|S_IRUSR|S_IWUSR, "vc/0");
- class_simple_device_add(tty_class, MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), NULL, "tty0");
+ if (console_use_vt) {
+ cdev_init(&vc0_cdev, &console_fops);
+ if (cdev_add(&vc0_cdev, MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), 1) ||
+ register_chrdev_region(MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), 1,
+ "/dev/vc/0") < 0)
+ panic("Couldn't register /dev/tty0 driver\n");
+ devfs_mk_cdev(MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), S_IFCHR|S_IRUSR|S_IWUSR,
+ "vc/0");
+ class_simple_device_add(tty_class, MKDEV(TTY_MAJOR, 0), NULL,
+ "tty0");

- vty_init();
+ vty_init();
+ }
#endif
return 0;
}
-
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