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Re: Linux with FreeBSD userspace



apenwarr@worldvisions.ca (Avery Pennarun)  wrote on 21.02.99 in <19990221140850.F7958@worldvisions.ca>:

> On Sun, Feb 21, 1999 at 09:22:00PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> > YMMV; I found the console to be quite ugly (especially the block cursor)
> > and did not feel comfortable using it. I use the Linux console more than
> > I do X, though.
>
> The block cursor is just personal preference.  There have been Linux kernel
> patches for a long time to provide a block cursor, but I think Linus didn't
> like them for some reason.

Linux 2.2 console does block cursor - if you tell it to via an escape  
sequence.

MfG Kai


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