cvs commit: src/sbin/reboot boot_i386.8
gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Thu Sep 30 07:41:57 PDT 2004
On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 11:21, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 10:43:15AM +0100, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 10:15, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > > ru 2004-09-30 09:15:33 UTC
> > >
> > > Modified files:
> > > sbin/reboot boot_i386.8
> > > Log:
> > > FreeBSD has full support for multiple consoles since 2001.
> > I don't believe this is true. It is something I have implemented in the
> > past (see http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?4092A8EB.5090709 and PR
> > kern/66425).
> > If there is a way for dual console support to be enabled in a default
> > install, it should probably be documented somewhere.
> Um, your patch is about multiple consoles support in loader(8),
> which is, while related, is not about what I have touched.
> What I have touched was a stale comment that kernel does not
> support multiple consoles. Setting "boot_multicons=" in
> /boot/loader.conf, or using "boot -D" in the loader(8) will
> enable it. (I'm working on updating the documentation in
> this respect.)
OK. Sorry about the misunderstanding. I was under the impression that
"boot -D" still isn't passed through to the kernel, and that only a
single console would be used unless boot_multicons is set. I'll have to
try it again :)
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