console-only freebsd

Ian Smith smithi at
Tue Oct 10 14:29:18 UTC 2017

[ bit OT for freebsd-stable@ methinks, so replying to questions@ ]

On Tue, 10 Oct 2017, tech-lists wrote:
 > On Mon, Oct 09, 2017 at 07:58:12AM -0700, Chris H wrote:
 > > You might also find this article by Warren Block of value:
 > > 
 > >
 > interesting, I guess that's another way of looking at it. Bear in mind though
 > that the cpu really is low powered. On top of that, it's a netbook so
 > keeping power consumption low is important 

Are you using powerd(8) to moderate CPU speed (so, power) when not so busy?

Also many useful tips in

 > In the meantime I've found that links2 might do what I want as it supports
 > text and graphics in svga/framebuffer.
 > thanks for the suggestion

More likely for it and similar things to work using sc rather than vt ?

cheers, Ian

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