Multiple console support for loader(8)

David O'Brien obrien at
Fri Apr 30 14:21:31 PDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 04:03:34PM +0100, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> contails patches to
> support multiple consoles in the loader, and allows a single -D option
> in /boot.config to give dual console support to the bootblocks, the
> loader and the kernel.
> Before I go ahead and tidy the patches up, document the changes and code
> the non-i386 parts, is this something that is wanted?

Why are there non-i386 parts?  (well s/non-i386/non-i386 & non-amd64).
Sparcs and Alphas both DTRT with serial consoles.

-- David  (obrien at

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