Re: Repeat the Ending

Jon Lewis (
Tue, 10 Jun 1997 15:58:36 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 10 Jun 1997, Alan Cox wrote:

> > virtually useless to me, even more so if X is running. I'd
> > definately like to see the console system re-written to allow a
> > user defined buffer size for individual consoles. That way you
> > could have consoles with and consoles without a buffer, and each
> > console could have a different sized buffer. The vga hardware
> > method is not very good IMHO.
> Try running screen

Better scroll back in the kernel would be useful for scrolling back to see
bootup messages...which screen can't help with. It would also be nice to
be able to have scrollback without VGA, i.e. in servers with hercules
clone mono cards.

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