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NAME

       acquire_console_sem - lock the console system for exclusive use.

SYNOPSIS

       void acquire_console_sem  (void);

ARGUMENTS

       void   no arguments

DESCRIPTION

       Acquires  a  semaphore  which  guarantees that the caller has exclusive
       access to the console system and the console_drivers list.

       Can sleep, returns nothing.