change_console(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

change_console -- change console used by init

 

SYNOPSIS

change_console [-f] [-r] [device]

 

DESCRIPTION

change_console changes the console used by init(8) to spawn commands.  

OPTIONS

-f
Remain in the foreground after sending the command to init

-r
Reset the console file used by init to its compiled-in default (usually /dev/console).

device
The device file to use as the console. If none is specified, the result of running ttyname on stdin is used.

 

SEE ALSO

init(8)

 

AUTHOR

Red Hat, Inc.