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NAME

      dcons - dumb console device driver
 

SYNOPSIS

      device dcons
 
      options DDB
      options ALT_BREAK_TO_DEBUGGER
 
      device firewire
 

DESCRIPTION

      The dcons device is a simple console device which just reads from and
      writes to an allocated buffer for input and output respectively.  It is
      of no use by itself and it is supposed that the buffer is accessed via a
kvm(3) for interaction.
 
      The buffer consists of 4 channels.  There are 2 ports, one for the con‐
      sole TTY and another is GDB port, then each port has an input channel and
      an output channel.
 

FILES

      /dev/dcons
      /etc/ttys
getty(8) on dcons, insert the following line into
kill(1).
 
            dcons   "/usr/libexec/getty std.9600"   vt100   on  secure
 
fwohci(4) device is initialized to allow physical access, the
firewire(4) bus using the
dconschat(8) for more details.
dconschat(8),
fwcontrol(8)
 

AUTHORS

      Hidetoshi Shimokawa 〈simokawa@FreeBSD.org〉
 

BUGS

      This driver is currently under development.
 

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