ACQUIRE_CONSOLE_SEM(9) Driver Basics ACQUIRE_CONSOLE_SEM(9)

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.

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