Re: [Going OT at an incredible pace] Re: /dev/console should it always be available?

From: Ricky Beam (
Date: Sun Feb 27 2000 - 02:56:59 EST

On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, Frank v Waveren wrote:
>On Sun, Feb 27, 2000 at 02:26:48AM -0500, Ricky Beam wrote:
>> A VT-420 and screen... that's all anyone ever needs. (Unless you want to play
>> quake or something.)
>I really didn't want to bring this up, but if I don't, someone else will ;-):
>Quake has been linked to aalib, and you can play quake on text terminals.

True, but NOT on an 80x24 screen. (And it's "slow as hell.") Please keep
in mind, ttyquake was designed as a joke (much like the JAVA RADIUS server.)


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