DEALLOCVT(1)               General Commands Manual              DEALLOCVT(1)

NAME         top

       deallocvt - deallocate unused virtual consoles

SYNOPSIS         top

       deallocvt [N ...]

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       chvt(1), openvt(1)

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                                 17 Mar 1997                    DEALLOCVT(1)

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