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Date:      Mon, 30 Jun 1997 14:25:17 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Kevin Eliuk <kevin_eliuk@sunshine.net>
To:        Stefan Veith <stefan.veith@mail.online-club.de>
Cc:        "questions@freebsd.org" <questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: additional consoles
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970630141956.360B-100000@kevin.sunshine.net>
In-Reply-To: <199706301919.VAA18162@rpops002.rp-online.de>

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On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Stefan Veith wrote:

> -- [ From: Stefan Veith * EMC.Ver #2.5.02 ] --
> 
> 
> I would like to add some virtual consoles for the burne shell (I do not know
> if I explain correctly what I think of, I mean the ttyvs). I can currently
> switch between Ctrl-F1-F4 and I would like to add about three ones. I
> discovered the file /etc/ttys, but adding further ttyvs does not change the
> problem, it says: no file /dev/tty4 (and so on). But how can I generate a
> suchlike file?
> 

[ ..FAQ90.html.. ]
Once you have edited /etc/ttys, the next step is to make sure that you have
enough virtual terminal devices.  The easiest way to do this is:

                 cd /dev
                 ./MAKEDEV vty12                 # For 12 devices
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