Re: Console won't stay put when using ^s and scrollback

Alan Curry (
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 13:59:59 -0500 (EST)

Chris Hilts writes the following:
>If I freeze the display with ^s, and then use shift-pgup to scroll
>backwards, the text will "jump" back down to where I originally scroll
>locked when any new text arrives. The new text is not displayed until I
>use ^q.
>If anyone has had this problem as well, I'd be interested in hearing any
>workarounds for it. Unfortunately, this problem makes using the
>scrollback next to impossible on a busy vc.

Yes, I have this problem too. My workaround is to use script or screen. A
real fix would be nice though.

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