console command history

Ernie Luzar luzar722 at
Fri Oct 21 17:13:33 UTC 2016

jd1008 wrote:
> 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.

I use the system default csh

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