Re: Scroll Lock

Dave Wreski (
Sat, 2 Aug 1997 00:03:00 -0400 (EDT)

> when I hit ScrollLock (or Ctrl-S) on tty1
> #echo "test" > /dev/tty1
> will hang. ^C/^Z won't work.
> When I press ScrollLock (or Ctrl-Q) on tty1 - it prints test & other
> console works again.
> Is there reason for that?

What exactly did you expect to happen? ScrollLock does exactly that.
Ctrl-Q and Ctrl-S are flow control characters.