deallocvt - Man Page

deallocate unused virtual consoles


deallocvt [option...] [N ...]


The command deallocvt deallocates kernel memory and data structures for all unused virtual consoles. If one or more arguments N ... are given, only the corresponding consoles /dev/ttyN are deallocated.

A virtual console is unused if it is not the foreground console, and no process has it open for reading or writing, and no text has been selected on its screen.


-V, ā€‰--version

print program version and exit.

-h, ā€‰--help

show this text and exit.

See Also

chvt(1), openvt(1)

Referenced By


17 Mar 1997 kbd