svn commit: r190157 - head/sys/dev/syscons/teken

Nathan Whitehorn nwhitehorn at
Fri Mar 20 20:59:46 PDT 2009

Ed Schouten wrote:
> Author: ed
> Date: Fri Mar 20 14:31:08 2009
> New Revision: 190157
> URL:
> Log:
>   Just use default behaviour on tabstops when using too many columns.
>   It seems I didn't fix this issue before committing teken to the tree. My
>   initial idea was to somehow add an error mechanism to instruct the video
>   driver author to increase T_NUMCOL when using very big terminals. It
>   turns out we have platforms where we have gigantic consoles on systems
>   like the Apple PowerMac G5, which means we crash there right now.
>   Just ignore tabstops placed beyond column 160. Just force tabs to be
>   placed on each 8 columns.
Thanks for this! My console works much better now.

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