can't see non-root writes to /dev/console

Jeff Blank jb000002 at
Wed Sep 10 20:43:01 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 04:34:51PM -0400, Jeff Blank wrote:
> I just upgraded a RELENG_7 (amd64) box from 20080714 to "latest"
> (which seems to be from a few days ago--no changes from Monday
> morning's csup to today's) and can no longer see the effect of writing
> to /dev/console as non-root.

Sorry, I should have mentioned that my kernel is GENERIC + 'options
DEVICE_POLLING'.  And I guess I havn't updated my kernel config file
since the last time amd64/GENERIC changed, but the only (other)
differences are that I don't have device lines for igb, age, et, or


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