Riny Qian wrote:
> Michael Shapiro wrote:
>>>> How does one configure that?
>>> As said, users can disable/enable and remove/add virtual consoles using
>> 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
>> the configuration of the number of pseudo-device nodes. Is this being
>> done dynamically from some SMF method? Because there is no way via
>> 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
>> 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.