Re: terminal goes funky
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 04:38:32PM -0400, Dan Brosemer wrote:
> > It seems to display things fine, but just with weird characters instead
> > of proper ones. Some characters are fine though, like the "GNU" part of
> > the login prompt. :)
> Press ^V then ^O then ENTER at the prompt.
> The system will echo back:
> bash: ^O: command not found
Yes! That's cool. Thanks.
> You've just got the system to send a ^O character to the screen which will
> reset it gracefully.
Yes, but also ^V before the ^O, like you said.
Do you know why? Anyone know why?
> Try it, it has worked for me for years (I'm dumb enough to cat a binary file
> on a regular basis -- something like once/month :) ).