lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1996]   [May]   [13]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
SubjectConsole screwed up - was: Re: Kernels -in and out
Date
----- Forwarded message from Albert Cahalan -----
From: Alan Cox <alan@cymru.net>
..snip...
Any setup with suid root software that
gets IO privileges is broken. Any setup that lets the user jam
the console into some weird keyboard/video mode is broken.
I hope some of this stuff can get fixed in post-2.0 Linux.

----- End of forwarded message from Albert Cahalan -----
I second that. Have you ever tried to reset a virtual terminal
to non |||| semigraphical mode after cat-ing a binary file?
Even exit and hitting ctrl-d on the login, which helps on other
systems, does not here. Any known ways to reset the terminal
to readable characters?
+--+
!cu!
+--+ Hartmut

--
Hartmut Niemann
niemann@cip.e-technik.uni-erlangen.de
Zum Aussichtsturm 18 D-91080 Marloffstein


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:37    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans