On 04/27/16 09:11, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: > Richard wrote: >>> Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 13:43:00 +0000 >>> From: "Vanhorn, Mike" <michael.vanhorn at wright.edu> >>> On 4/27/16, 9:39 AM, "centos-bounces at centos.org on behalf of >>> m.roth at 5-cent.us" <centos-bounces at centos.org on behalf of >>> m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote: >>> >>>> And now, I just >>>> ssh'd in from another windows, same way... and the weirdness isn't >>>> there. >>>> >>>> Anyone have any clues as to what's going on with that one session? >>>> >>> It sounds as if, for some reason, in that one session, vi doesn’t >>> know what your terminal settings are, so it’s in line editing >>> mode (like ed or ex). I don’t have an explanation as to why it >>> would only happen with that one session, though. >> Or your "colors" could be set oddly in that terminal window/vi >> session. >> >> Unfortunately you are giving almost no details - OSs (original and >> target machine), shells, terminal settings, etc., so it's hard to do >> more than jump to potentially rash conclusions. > Sorry, original machine that I sudo'd to root is CentOS 6; the machine > where it was acting weird was CentOS7. Terminal is rxvt, and my colors are > set everywhere to be the color Ghod (and IBM) meant them to be, green on > black. <g> > > I'd been googling, and tried reset, and tried <ctrl-L>, and none of it > helped. I renamed /root/.viminfo, and tried vi -V, which showed it only > going after /etc/virc and /etc/vimrc, and neither modified. I also tried > vi --noplugin. > > mark > > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > A bit of a flyer, but I have issues w/ vi when I ssh to other machines on my LAN from an RXVT window. I am all *BSD, which is what makes this a flyer, but I do have issues w/ the vi/ssh/rxvt combo, to the point where I use xterm's for windows where I know I will want to 'vi' something on another box (I *love* rxvt otherwise). $0.02, no more, no less .... -- William A. Mahaffey III ---------------------------------------------------------------------- "The M1 Garand is without doubt the finest implement of war ever devised by man." -- Gen. George S. Patton Jr.