Scroll back in console

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Aug 28 14:28:03 PDT 2003

"Charles Howse" <chowse at> writes:

> Well, Duuhhhhh!
> The reason I didn't think about scroll lock is that it is the key that
> is mapped to my kvm.  I hit Scroll Lock twice and the number of the
> computer I want to switch to.
> Familiarity breeds contempt, I guess. 

I realize this is supposed to be a heretical, insulting suggestion,
but you could always try reading the manual.  syscons(4) describes 
it quite clearly, in a section titled "back scrolling."

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