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Re: What should I do? In shell (on non-graphic-mode) it does not show the very last lines of command promt

On Sat, Jan 24, 2004 at 03:02:13PM +0200, Meeri Makinen wrote:
> I'm having Toshiba Satellite 1800-814, I successfully (I guess)
> installed debian into it, but now and while I was installing
> debian it does not show the last command lines, so I can't see
> what I'm writing unless I log in as "blind" and type clear. I
> hope you see what I mean :)

These seems to become a FAQ, depending on the problem it might help:

- either using framebuffer, e.g. using a Kernel with framebuffer
  support and a boot option like vga=791, for details
  see the FrameBuffer-HOWTO http://tldp.org/
- or disabling framebuffer, e.g. using a boot option like
- as a workaround often it is possible to switch to a second console
  e.g. <ALT>+<F2> , because this effect is often only related
  to the first console
- check if there are vga and video boot options (grub, lilo) try
  to disable them at least partly, look for options like ywrap, etc.
- if none of the above helps, you may try to run a start-up-script,
  which contains the `clear' command


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