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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: fbdv/fbcon pending problems
On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 08:14, Stuart Young wrote: 
> On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 07:36 pm, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> >
> > There should be an ANSI escape sequence for resetting the scroll region.
> > Just send that to the console.
> Yup there is. It's Esc [r , however this also returns the cursor to the top of
> the screen. You can use Esc [s & Esc [u to save and restore the current
> cursor position, so it's just a matter of putting them around it thus:
> Esc [s Esc [r Esc [u
> Or with echo (in a bash script - \\'s to escape it from the shell):
> echo -ne \\033[s\\033[r\\033[u
> Now there is a problem with this solution: This leaves the logo (and any
> boot-time drawn graphics in the unscrollable region) on the screen.

Should it? :)

Earthling Michel Dänzer | Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
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