Scroll back in console

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Thu Aug 28 13:56:11 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Aug 28), Charles Howse said:
> I realize that I can pipe a command to a pager, but is there a
> keystroke combination that I can use to scroll back in the console? 
> Shift+PageUp works in Linux.

Hit scroll-lock, then up/down/pgup/pgdwn/home/end.  Hit scroll-lock to
get back to normal.  You can use the vidcontrol -h command to change
the number of lines in the history.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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