Do you remember the good old days (playing with your Amstrad, MSX, ...) where the screen was something like yellow on blue? You can now do this in NetBSD!

Starting from NetBSD 2.0G, code has been added (hmm, by me ;-) to customize the console colors as well as kernel messages from userland. Previous versions allowed the modification of kernel colors, although it had to be done by a kernel rebuild.

As part of the changes, I've added a question to the wscons FAQ explaining how to do it.

For the impatient, to set your screen to look like an Amstrad:

wsconsctl -d -w border=blue
msg.default.fg=white msg.default.attrs=hilit