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NAME

       vga_lockvc - disables virtual console switching for safety

SYNOPSIS

       #include <vga.h>

       void vga_lockvc(void);

DESCRIPTION

       Disables  virtual  console switching for safety. Recommended when doing
       register I/O or low-level device handling.  Used  by  mouse  functions.
       Also useful in conjunction with background running.

SEE ALSO

       svgalib(7),  vgagl(7),  libvga.config(5), bg_test(6), vga_oktowrite(3),
       vga_runinbackground(3),                 vga_runinbackground_version(3),
       vga_unlockvc(3),

AUTHOR

       This  manual  page  was  edited by Michael Weller <eowmob@exp-math.uni-
       essen.de>. The exact source of the referenced function as  well  as  of
       the original documentation is unknown.

       It is very likely that both are at least to some extent are due to Harm
       Hanemaayer <H.Hanemaayer@inter.nl.net>.

       Occasionally this might be wrong. I hereby asked to be excused  by  the
       original author and will happily accept any additions or corrections to
       this first version of the svgalib manual.