Re: Repeat the Ending

Olaf Titz (
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 10:47:53 +0200

> While I see the importance of bootup messages for trouble shooting, I
> don't think that justifies any more sophisticated scrollback in the
> kernel. The existing code just uses what is available, nearly for
> free, on the VGS hardware. For checking boot messages I'd suggest

On a related subject, one improvement to scrollback I'd really love to
see: do not snap the screen back to the end whem there is output in a
different console. Scrollback is essentially useless for me given
that I have two VCs active with applications that do regular updates
(one network monitor with an update every five seconds).