Re: Linux with FreeBSD userspace
firstname.lastname@example.org (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