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RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Console Daemon

To: "Anthony Liguori" <aliguori@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Console Daemon
From: "Ian Pratt" <m+Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 16:59:38 +0100
Cc: xen-devel <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Christian Limpach <Christian.Limpach@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Robert Read <robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Console Daemon
> Today it buffers N bytes worth of data in memory regardless 
> of whether the tty is connected (or reading from).  How much 
> it buffers is configurable via the store (by default the 
> buffer has no limit so ensure console data is never lost).

If you connect and disconnect do you continue from where you left off or
get sent the last N bytes again?

I think the former behaviour is definitely preferable, or at the very
least should be a configuration option.

Please can you explain how tty's get allocated.

> Keeping a history wouldn't be a hard change.  I'll submit 
> some patches.
> Regards,
> Anthony Liguori
> >Thanks,
> >Ian
> >
> >  
> >

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