Subject: Re: pcvt and screen lengths
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Andreas Wrede <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/12/1997 00:58:37
On Thu, 11 Dec 1997 14:42:10 PST Bill Studenmund writes
> I've had a long-standing problem with pcvt, which I've ignored until now.
> Whenever I use vi (and occasionally more), only half the screen gets
> filled with text. For instance, when I vi a file, the top 16 lines are
> filled with text. If I type ^L, these 16 lines are re-drawn. If, however,
> I scroll down the page, the rest of the lines get filled in. Does anyone
> know why this would be happening?
I hunted a long time for this one. Try 'stty 9600' or better yet, set the speed for
the default entry in gettytab to 9600.
Andreas Wrede Planix, Inc.
email@example.com Networking, System Administration, Consulting
http://www.planix.com Toronto, Ontario, Canada