[CentOS] Loss of Prompt & Cursor
the_drbobo at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 10 00:08:57 UTC 2007
Miskell, Craig wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
>> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Robert Thompson
>> Sent: Tuesday, 10 July 2007 5:06 a.m.
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>> Subject: [CentOS] Loss of Prompt & Cursor
>> When I log into a virtual console as ordinary user, I
>> initially have a
>> prompt & cursor. After I
>> print 24 lines or more, the last visible (24th) line will be data
>> instead of the prompt & cursor. The up arrow no longer gives the
>> previous commands. A clear command will restore the prompt & cursor.
>> This bug first appeared after I installed CentOS5. I do not
>> believe it
>> is a CentOS5 bug however because when I boot Ubuntu from a
>> LivePC CDROM,
>> the same thing happens.
>> Any comments/suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in
>> advance - Bob T.
> Use the "size/position" controls of your monitor to shrink and
> reposition the displayed image (or your monitor may have an auto-adjust
> feature which can be invoked). My guess is that the 25th line is being
> displayed, with prompt and cursor etc, but is off the bottom of visible
> screen area.
> Craig Miskell
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Craig: Thanks for suggestion. I have a Samsung SyncMaster 171v flat
screen monitor. It does not have the "old fashion" controls, but does
have an "auto adjust" which did the trick. Bob T.
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