Subject: Re: Unusable console
To: David Seifert <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/15/1998 13:55:15
> As I recall, this is for performance reasons.  It can be a significant pain
> during many tasks.


> If the new console code still needs to jump-scroll for performance,
> perhaps there could be a scroll-increment stty?

Actually, the correct solution (which is implemented in the new code)
is to default to one-line-at-a-time, but then use the documented 'sun'
console escape sequence to allow that to be set.

Unfortunately, as far as I know, that escape sequence is only
documented in Sun manual pages.  8-)