Re: vc scrollback

Mike Shaver (
Mon, 2 Oct 1995 03:25:58 -0400 (EDT)

Todd Fries mumbled something vague about:
> When I was typing a personal letter on the console, I
> emailed it, cleared the screen, and logged out.
> Curiously, I hit alt-pageup and to my surprise, part
> of the letter was 'viewable'.
> I am assuming there should be a user-level program
> that clears the buffer, or maybe not, but anyway
> this stuck me as odd and therefore I thought I'd
> mention it.

Just switching VCs should do that, and I imagine there's user-level
code to do so.

Or could be... =)


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