Re: GDM, getty and VTs
Josselin Mouette wrote:
> We remove entirely the getty respawning from /etc/inittab. Instead, a
> new daemon is started by a regular init script. This daemon does the
> * Opens all /dev/tty1 to tty6 and display a d-i-like “press enter
> to activate this console” in them.
> * Provide a very simple interface to reserve a VT, that can be
> queried by the display manager.
> * Whenever you press enter on a VT, reserve it and start a getty
> * When almost all ttys are allocated, start opening tty7+ and so
> * If no display manager is started, always run a getty process in
How would gettys on serial (and equivalent) ports be handled in this