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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix tiocgdev 32/64bit emul
On Sun, Mar 21, 2004 at 07:50:23PM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> > Isn't that SuSE's strange ioctl hack that has been rejected for mainline
> > multiple times? why does x86_64 have an emulation for it if the ioctl
> > isn't implemented anyway?
>
> Since this pops up from time to time, please let me explain what TIOCGDEV
> does (if you know already, feel free to scoll to the end) and ask for
> alternative solutions.

Oh, I know what it does. Have you ever looked at Al's rawconsole patch
that he coded up exactly in response to that hack?

ftp://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/people/viro/ftp://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/people/viro/X0-rawconsole-B5

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