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Date:      Sat, 24 Jan 2009 02:07:59 -0600
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        Tim Judd <tajudd@gmail.com>
Cc:        Saifi Khan <saifi.khan@twincling.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to scrollback in terminal
Message-ID:  <20090124080755.GB63837@dan.emsphone.com>
In-Reply-To: <497AC692.2080401@gmail.com>
References:  <9a52b1190901232301g3339fe3bi508b04ef3aef1a3e@mail.gmail.com> <497AC692.2080401@gmail.com>

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In the last episode (Jan 24), Tim Judd said:
> Saifi Khan wrote:
> >
> > i'd like to scrollback on the multi page output on the terminal in
> > FreeBSD 7.1
> > 
> > SHIFT key + Pg Up doesn't seem to work.
> > 
> > Can somebody post how to scrollback in terminal ?
> 
> scroll lock, and pgup

After you hit scroll-lock, up/down/pgup/pgdn/home/end all work, you can
copy and paste the history text with your mouse, and there's a separate
history per VTY.  You can also set the number of scrollback lines with
the "vidcontrol -n ###" command.  Significantly better than Linux's
scrollback...

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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