pausing boot process

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at
Thu Nov 17 16:28:08 GMT 2005

> I've started to get an error during the boot process that 
> scrolls off the screen so rapidly that I don't have a change 
> to read it.
> Is there someway to pause the scrolling/process so the error 
> is read-able??

Well, as opposed to stopping it, if you wait until the login prompt, you
can press the 'Scroll Lock' key on the keyboard and use the arrow keys
to scroll back up to review the entire boot output. Simply press the
scroll lock again to resume operations.



> Thanks for any hints.
> Jim Ballantine
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