[ILUG] ILUG The Screen Buffer
colm at tuatha.org
Fri Feb 22 13:11:49 GMT 2002
On Fri 22 Feb 2002 13:06, Kieran OSullivan wrote:
> When logged directly to your computer i.e. not through telnet/ssh text
> that disappears off the screen it is stored in a buffer. where is this
> text stoed?
In the buffer memory of your video card, usually. You can view
the stored text using shift-pgup and shift-pgdn. Note that switching
to different virtual consoles (using Alt-F1, Alt-F2 etc) usually
clears this buffer.
Colm Buckley : Systems Architect at NewWorldIQ
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