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Re: lock all consoles except for 7

On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 03:47:10PM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
| on Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 06:24:27PM -0500, dman (dsh8290@rit.edu) wrote:
| > 
| > Is there a way to lock all consoles except for 7?  'vlock -a' will
| > lock all consoles, but then it prevents switching back to X.
| What's your goal?

My goal is to login to a console and do some non-gui stuff.  Then lock
the console and walk away, but still allow X to be used.  Sometimes I
like to tail the mail logs in a console, and the only way to lock them
(without killing the tail) is to lock all consoles.  The problem then
is that it is impossible to switch to vc7 and use X there.



In his heart a man plans his course,
but the Lord determines his steps.
        Proverbs 16:9

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