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Re: Virtual consoles w/ Herc mono?

I'd second that; screen is almost irreplaceable to me these days. You can
even 'detach' screens and disconnect from your SSH session with it; then,
reconnect later and resume your screen session. It's especially nice for
certain programs that you want to leave running for a while, but not as a


----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul de Weerd" <paul_(_at_)_mail_(_dot_)_me_(_dot_)_maar_(_dot_)_nu>
To: <misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: Virtual consoles w/ Herc mono?

> On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 10:41:59PM -0400, Bob Bernstein wrote:
> | On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 01:09:13AM +0000, Miod Vallat wrote:
> |
> | > MDA video is handled by the pcdisplay driver, not vga. pcdisplay has
> | > support for multiple consoles, although it could be done.
> |
> | Ah...guess I'll throw some money into the monitor fund and see what I
> | can come up with. For some reason I am rather attached to this old
> | mono monitor; it's always fun to get it out and use it for awhile.
> | <sigh>
> You could of course try screen, it's in ports (misc/screen). Screen
> gives you 'virtual' terminals when you don't have 'em ;) You could
> probably make it so that you log in to a screen session (though i
> never did this myself).
> Screen is ideal for me, I use it especially to log in over
> serial.
> Hope that helps ;)
> Paul 'WEiRD' de Weerd