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SubjectRe: 2.1.110 scrollback
> Okay.. my previous post wasnt absolutely exact. To get 0 scrollback you
> have to be at the bottom line of the screen when you switch back from
> another vc and run the clear; perl thing.
>
> outputing lines scrollback to line
> 383 180
> 384 no scrollback
> 385 361
>
> And.. being at the bottom of the console where the last lines were
> 197
> 198
> 199 (the result of outputing 200 lines)
>
> switched to another vc, came back, outputed another 200 lines, and when
> I scrolled back, I could get to the start of those last 200 lines, with a
> 177 instead of a 199.
>
> [scrollback ends here]
> 177
> 0
> 1

Isn't this exactly what happened with older kernels before the console has
changed, although with different numbers of scrolled-out lines needed to
produce this effect?

Have a nice fortnight
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Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
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