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CONFIG_HVCS: IBM Hypervisor Virtual Console Server support

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_HVCS has multiple definitions:

IBM Hypervisor Virtual Console Server support found in drivers/char/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_HVCS:

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Partitionable IBM Power5 ppc64 machines allow hosting of firmware virtual consoles from one Linux partition by another Linux partition. This driver allows console data from Linux partitions to be accessed through TTY device interfaces in the device tree of a Linux partition running this driver.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called hvcs. Additionally, this module will depend on arch specific APIs exported from hvcserver.ko which will also be compiled when this driver is built as a module.

IBM Hypervisor Virtual Console Server support found in drivers/tty/hvc/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_HVCS:

Help text

Partitionable IBM Power5 ppc64 machines allow hosting of firmware virtual consoles from one Linux partition by another Linux partition. This driver allows console data from Linux partitions to be accessed through TTY device interfaces in the device tree of a Linux partition running this driver.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called hvcs. Additionally, this module will depend on arch specific APIs exported from hvcserver.ko which will also be compiled when this driver is built as a module.

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