Subject: Re: What tools for serial console ?
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/12/1999 22:10:42
On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Screen has one major feature that rtty lacks, which is that it maintains
> an image of the current display (in a scrollable buffer no less).
> There's no need to open two windows to review the log while connecting
> to a system's console -- you get an instant picture of recent events as
> soon as you connect.

True. However, the first thing I usually do when I rtty is to tail
the last bit of the buffer anyway with the rtty command that does

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