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DEALLOCVT(1)                                                      DEALLOCVT(1)



NAME
       deallocvt - deallocate unused virtual consoles

SYNOPSIS
       deallocvt [N ...]

DESCRIPTION
       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.

SEE ALSO
       chvt(1), openvt(1)





                                  17 Mar 1997                     DEALLOCVT(1)