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Re: A little off topic but I would like this answered

On Thu, 23 Sep 1999, tb wrote:

> when i compiled my kernel i had it set to 8 ttyCx's.  does anyone know
> why ttyC4, 6, and 7 are turned off?

On i386, getty doesn't run on ttyC4 because that's where the X server
runs. At least, that's where it runs with xdm (see /var/X11/xdm for more
details), and I never use startx because xdm is so easy!