Bug#65379: boot-floppies: drivers.tgz Error messes up screen
Herve Bronnimann <email@example.com> writes:
> When you execute the shell, and try to `more' a binary file (such as a
> file in /target/lost+found after a crash) you get the familiar mess on
> the display. Sometimes the mess stays on (blinking, graphical
> characters) after `more'. The bad news is that it will stay garbled even
> after you quit the shell and even if you use the menu `Restart
> configuration'. The only way out is to reboot. Unfortunately, in my
> case, that was a reboot after every lookup into lost+found.
> I think the problem would be very easily solved by providing a `reset'
> capability to the terminal of the boot floppy.
That's interesting. Is the terminal garble problem fixed by doing
"echo ^v^o" (where ^v and ^o is pressing control-v then control-o
resp). We should really easily have layzbox provide reset as that
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>