Re: vcs/vcsa for normal user
Wed, 5 Mar 1997 22:01:29 +0100

Jan Hubicka:

: I've writteln aalib - the text mode gfx library and I need fast text mode
: access for animations (about 70 text screens per second) Nice solution is
: /dev/vcs* that works perfectly in case you are root.

: But why this is available only for root?

It is not. You are the one to set permissions on /dev/vcs*.
This is not a kernel matter.