why panic(9) ?

Anonymous swell.k at gmail.com
Sun Jan 23 23:13:40 UTC 2011

David Demelier <demelier.david at gmail.com> writes:

> In any case, when panic occurs, switching display to the tty can be
> great. Why not a sysctl like kern.tty_on_panic? Because when you're
> running X and a panic occurs not everybody understand what happens.

IIRC, it requires KMS support.

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