How to stop the cursor of emacs blinking in console?

loader loader at
Wed Feb 18 18:32:35 PST 2004

On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 09:03:27AM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> loader <loader at> writes:
> > I use FreeBSD5.2.1-RC2, and emacs21. How can I stop the cursor blinking in console?
> I thought the default was that it didn't do that on the console...
> Check out the blink-* variables; 
> I think that a .emacs setting of 
> (blink-cursor-mode nil) 
> should ensure the disabling of the blinking cursor.

Thank you for your reply. blink-cursor-mode doesn't work in FreeBSD console, 
it only work in X, because emacs draws the cursor in X itself. I don't know 
why it blinks in console.


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