Subject: Re: Patch to add console scrollback support.
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: None <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/02/2001 16:13:23
> I certainly think that having this option would be excellent too.
> FWIW I am totally aghast that such a simple change can get such a
> negative flogging.  Sure this OPTION will use more kernel memory but
> so what?  If you have enough memory then you can ENABLE THE OPTION.


> [1] NetBSD may be close to the only ones that do.  I believe that
> FreeBSD will not boot in 8Meg.  Dunno about standard Linux.  Solaris 8

this is no excuse for bloating memory. anyway i don't know what is
"standard linux" for you but i have no problem to use linux on 5MB