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Date:      Sat, 24 Jan 2009 11:00:31 +0000
From:      Saifi Khan <saifi.khan@twincling.org>
To:        Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
Cc:        Tim Judd <tajudd@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to scrollback in terminal
Message-ID:  <9a52b1190901240300kbe38bc0j2d0ddb05cf26b6e7@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20090124080755.GB63837@dan.emsphone.com>
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On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 8:07 AM, Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com> wrote:
> 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

Thank you Tim and Dan for helping me out.

The BSD model is more logical and straightforward.

-- 
thanks
Saifi.



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