Riny Qian wrote:
> 
> 
> Michael Shapiro wrote:
> 
>>>
>>>> How does one configure that?
>>>>
>>>
>>> As said, users can disable/enable and remove/add virtual consoles using
>>> smf(5).
>>
>>
>>
>> I don't see in your spec how exactly this works: the specific issue I'm
>> concerned with is that you're really trying to create instances based 
>> upon
>> the configuration of the number of pseudo-device nodes.  Is this being
>> done dynamically from some SMF method?  Because there is no way via 
>> svcadm
>> at present for a user to perform what I call a "clone" -- i.e. add a new
>> instance which looks like some previous instance or inherits the basic
>> set of properties from some service.  And this is what you would need
>> in order to create new vt smf instances on-the-fly.  How were you 
>> planning
>> on handling the creation/deletion of instances?
>>
> 
> Yes, there's a limitation of smf to inherit some properties, especially
> property group. I once asked this question in the smf mailling alias.
> 
> Ideally, uses can simply run:
> 
>     # svccfg -s console-login add vt8
>     # svccfg -s console-login:vt8 setprop ttymon/device="/dev/vt/8"
> 
> But currently users have to manually add ttymon property group and
> set properties after adding an instance.
> 

In practice, six virtual consoles are enough for use. And if users
don't want to use all six virtual consoles in some cases, they can
just simply disable some.


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