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Re: Persistent green messages interrupting console on NetBSD 6.99.19 i386
Scratch away everything about screen. Use tmux - part of the base
system. Screen is ancient and unmaintained piece of software; people
who have bothered to see the code shrug.
On 8 May 2013 11:53, Thomas Mueller <mueller6724%bellsouth.net@localhost> wrote:
>> An additional option worth mentioning for thoroughness, besides
>> the solution(s) you already found, is to use the "console" command/
>> feature of the "screen" package--provided you can at least get just
>> that one package compiled, or you're ok with a binary download.
>> Within "screen", you enter
>> <Ctrl-A>:console on
>> in one of "screen"'s virtual sessions and the console output
>> should then be grabbed in JUST that session, allowing you then to
>> use vi, etc. in a another session via (as you may already know):
>> and to switch back and forth via
>> -Dave B
> Could I compile the "screen" package from a different NetBSD installation?
> I have 6.1_RC4 for amd64 and i386 and 6.99.19 for amd64.
> Or maybe even make a big floppy image including bootblocks and kernel, and
> boot.cfg, and boot from that with grub4dos, then specify the proper root?
> That might or might not work, < 50% chance.
> Considering that these green messages are a sign on instability, maybe I
> could wait for a later date and rebuild then.
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