RFC - Bugs 688 & 732

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Tue Jan 27 02:42:51 PST 2004


On Mon, 26 Jan 2004, Jeremy Utley wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-01-26 at 23:16, Ken Moffat wrote:
> > On Mon, 26 Jan 2004, Alex Groenewoud wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > (The 'more' command isn't really needed: gcc's test summary is less than
> > > a hundred lines long and fits easily in the memory of a virtual console.
> > > And 'arch' can simply be faked as an "echo $(uname -m)".)
> > >
> >
> > You're saying that people should be running X on the host to build LFS ?
> >
> > Ken
>
> Not at all, Ken.  Even in console mode, you can use Shift-PgUp/PgDn to
> scroll back and forward, as long as you don't shift off that virtual
> terminal with Alt-F# - once you do that, the buffer is purged, and you
> can't scroll anymore.
>

Yes, but - if you are in console mode, you're rotating through the
consoles anyway - one to run the commands, one to read the book, one to
keep an eye on `top'...

Ken
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