[sclug] Curious

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Sun Oct 28 19:34:51 UTC 2007

On Sun, 28 Oct 2007, ed wrote:

> Why do most terminals lock up once CTRL-s is pressed

That's a feature, and works in DOS too. It allows you to pause text that's
scrolling too quickly to read.

> - and importantly, is there a way to resume after this!?


Best Regards,
Alex Butcher, Bristol UK.                           PGP/GnuPG ID:0x5010dbff

"[T]he whole point about the reason why I think it is important we go for
identity cards and an identity database today is that identity fraud and
abuse is a major, major problem. Now the civil liberties aspect of it, look
it is a view, I don't personally think it matters very much."
  - Tony Blair, 6 June 2006 <http://www.number-10.gov.uk/output/Page9566.asp>

More information about the Sclug mailing list