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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
    Libre software enthusiast |

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