Re: angband save problems
Michael Beattie wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 1998, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> > Michael Beattie wrote:
> > > On another point, has anyone got the ^S command to work to "save the game
> > > without exiting?" I have to use ^X and fire it up again.
> > >
> > > Michael Beattie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > Hmm, this is interesting, I've never had the ^S command *not* work. Its
> > used by Linux (maybe Unix in general) to pause screen output, so if its not
> > being recognized thats an indication of keyboard/keymap setup problem (or
> > angband can't intercept the interrupt for it?). Can you pause a long
> > directory listing by hitting ^S while the display is scrolling (continue
> > scrolling, i.e. unpause, with ^Q)?
> Yeah.. I can. and now that I think about it, the scroll lock light comes
> on.. is there a way to fix it? I havent changed anything to do with the
The scroll light is supposed to come on. Your Linux is working fine, so
for some reason, your copy of angband isn't. Are you using a copy you
compiled yourself or a precompiled version from some package. Is it the
latest version (2.83)? I've allways compiled my own version, and have never
had a problem with the ^S command. Weird...
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