Scroll back in console

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Thu Aug 28 17:31:38 PDT 2003

> > > 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."
> I take *SERIOUS* exception to the terms "heretical, insulting
> suggestion".
> I am neither a heretic, nor do I insult anyone, especially someone I
> don't know.

I think he meant to be calling himself heretical and possibly insulting,
not you - by suggesting that the manual be cracked open.  It is kind
of against princip[als|les|els] for many of us and could be considered
a heresy, meaning a practice or belief that goes against acccepted normal
interpretations or expectations.


> My only intention was to make fun of myself for forgetting about the
> Scroll Lock key because I only use it for my kvm.

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