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Re: console-client close to initial check in

From: Niels Möller
Subject: Re: console-client close to initial check in
Date: 12 Sep 2002 21:14:03 +0200
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Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

> The system console will only be accessible by root.  In general, it is only
> accessible if you can access the underlying node.

I'm not sure I understand what this means. If I have a shell on a
virtual terminal on the console, say running with /dev/vts/17/tty as
its controlling tty, it would be nice if I could log in remotely and
start a console client that talks to /dev/vts/17/console and
/dev/vts/17/input, giving me some kind of "multi-attach" to the shell.
Is that possible, or have I misunderstood the client<->console

Of course it would be an extra plus if I could somehow switch between
all virtual consoles that I own.


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