Re: VCs

Ricky Beam (
Thu, 12 Oct 1995 02:22:04 -0400 (EDT)

>It would appear that not having VCs kind of cripples Linux. One of the
>special things about Linux (in my opinion) is it's ability to have more
>than 1 terminal in the same computer. I would however like to see a
>hotkey installed that has the same resistance to crashes as the VC system
>that would sync the drives. (it is kind of frusterating reinstalling
>software that was corrupted whenever there is an oops.)
>Just my opinion(s).. :)
>Raymond W. Lucke IV

That would be trivial... I added the "screen"-like forward/backward switching
with alt-arrow_key way back in the 1.0 kernel over a year ago. I don't know
who it was that actually put that in the present kernel, but I never sent
the patch in. On a side note, I added ext2 immutable files at the same time
to piss someone off...