console command history

jd1008 jd1008 at
Fri Oct 21 17:09:06 UTC 2016

What is your root's login shell?

On 10/21/2016 11:02 AM, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> Hello List;
> After installing from scratch using cdrom.iso the console command 
> history is blank for user root. As I issue commands from the root 
> command line these commands get added to the history as one would 
> expect. After rebooting the system, root's history contains the 
> commands I issued before I rebooted the system, and any newly issued 
> commands are added to the history as one would expect.
> Now here is the problem I am seeing. After any reboots the history 
> contains only the issued commands from the first boot after the 
> install from scratch. The history does not contain the commands issued 
> before the last reboot.
> How can I configure the console command history for user root to be a 
> rolling list of issued console commands that contain the history of 
> the issued commands between 2 reboots, so after a reboot the history 
> contains commands that were issued prior to the last reboot?
> Running 11.0 with sc console driver because vt does not have 
> copy-paste ability. This problem is also in 7.x 8.x 9.x and 10.x 
> series and now I need a resolution for this annoying tick.
> Thanks
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