"tput clear"/vi breakage on console
shuvaev at physik.uni-wuerzburg.de
Wed Sep 22 21:49:58 UTC 2010
On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 01:58:31PM -0700, Pyun YongHyeon wrote:
> It seems "tput clear" on console wipes out entire screen without
> even showing a shell prompt. The only way I get characters is to
> enter "enter" key. I'm under the impression that the first line of
> console output is not displayed at all after "tput clear" command.
> Another thing I noticed is vi also does not show the first line
> of a file. Any idea?
Seems to work fine for me both in xterm and in the text console.
~> uname -a
FreeBSD wep4035 9.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 9.0-CURRENT #0 r212998: Wed Sep 22 16:28:09 CEST 2010 root at wep4035:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
[In text console]
The 'cl' capability from the xterm session (part of TERMCAP):
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