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VIOCON(4)                    Device Drivers Manual                   VIOCON(4)

NAME
     viocon - VirtIO console device

SYNOPSIS
     viocon* at virtio?

DESCRIPTION
     The viocon driver provides support for the virtio(4) console interface
     provided by KVM, QEMU, and others.

     It provides serial ports that are attached as ttys.

FILES
     /dev/ttyVI00
     /dev/ttyVI10
     /dev/ttyVI20
     /dev/ttyVI30
     /dev/ttyVI40

SEE ALSO
     intro(4), tty(4), virtio(4)

HISTORY
     The viocon driver first appeared in OpenBSD 5.9.

AUTHORS
     The viocon driver was written for OpenBSD by Stefan Fritsch
     <sf@sfritsch.de>.  It was ported to NetBSD 10.0.

BUGS
     Use as a kernel console for NetBSD is not yet supported.

     The multiport feature is not yet supported.

NetBSD 9.99                     August 13, 2022                    NetBSD 9.99