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vga_lockvc(3)                 Svgalib User Manual                vga_lockvc(3)

NAME
       vga_lockvc - disables virtual console switching for safety

SYNOPSIS
       #include <vga.h>

       void vga_lockvc(void);

DESCRIPTION
       Disables virtual console switching for safety. Recommended when doing
       register I/O or low-level device handling. Used by mouse functions.
       Also useful in conjunction with background running.

SEE ALSO
       svgalib(7), vgagl(7), libvga.config(5), bg_test(6), vga_oktowrite(3),
       vga_runinbackground(3), vga_runinbackground_version(3),
       vga_unlockvc(3),

AUTHOR
       This manual page was edited by Michael Weller <[email protected]
       essen.de>. The exact source of the referenced function as well as of
       the original documentation is unknown.

       It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
       Hanemaayer <[email protected]>.

       Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused by the
       original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to
       this first version of the svgalib manual.

Svgalib (>= 1.2.11)              27 July 1997                    vga_lockvc(3)
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