making consmsgbuf_size a tunable?

Matthew Jacob mj at
Mon May 3 18:21:39 UTC 2010

On 05/03/2010 12:21 AM, Ed Schouten wrote:
> Hello Matthew,
> * Matthew Jacob<mj at>  wrote:
>> Any thoughts about this?
> Looks good. Maybe we should make it a tunable only? Looking at the code,
> once the consbuf has been allocated, there is no way you can ever resize
> it.

You could, but on closer inspection of the code, this doesn't seem to 
really kick in until you're multiuser anyway (until somebody executes 
TIOCONS), so maybe it doesn't really matter.

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