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Old 04-12-2011, 12:07 AM   #1
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text mode multi-seat (no-x11)


Remember the old days when we could plug a VT100 terminal into the serial port of our laptop, edit /etc/inittab, kill -1 1, and have a full text mode multi-seat system up and running. How can I connect a usb monitor and usb keyboard to my laptop and get the linux kernel/drivers to see them as a "usb terminal" without using X11?

Essentially, I want vt0 to be the system console using the built-in display/keyboard/mouse, vt1 to be usb terminal 1 attached to usb ports 1/2 and vt2 to be the usb terminal 2 attached to usb ports 3/4.

Debian squeeze is preferred, but not required.
 
Old 04-12-2011, 05:33 PM   #2
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Just out of curiosity - what USB monitor?
 
Old 04-13-2011, 08:18 AM   #3
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Possibly using udev. Have a look at

http://www.reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Customizing_UDEV
http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/udev8.html
http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/util...tplug/udev-FAQ
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/...er07/udev.html
 
  


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