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Re: angband save problems

Michael Beattie wrote:
> On Wed, 27 May 1998, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> > Michael Beattie wrote:
> [snip]
> > > 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 (mickyb@es.co.nz)
> >
> >
> >       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
> keymap...

	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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