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SubjectRe: scrollback and VT switching
On Tue, 12 Mar 1996, Speed Racer wrote:

> On Tue, 12 Mar 1996, Thomas =?ISO-8859-1?Q?K=F6nig?= wrote:
>
> > After switching from the current VT to another one and back, scrollback
> > no longer works for the original VT. Is this a bug or a feature? :-)
>
> To my knowledge, this has never worked (at least not for me). Also,
> sometimes the number of lines of scrollback vary. I assume this is
> because the buffer is based on the total number of characters and not on
> the number of lines?
>
You can only scroll back what's scrolled past since you swiched to this
VT, I nothing has scrolled past you, you can't scroll it back.

> shag
>
Bryn
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