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Re: terminal goes funky


quickest way is "reset" :)

On Tue, 25 Jul 2000, Sven Burgener wrote:
> Silly me accidentally cat'ed a binary file, which caused the terminal 
> (tty1) to go all funky.
> 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. :)
> I saw someone undoing a situation as such, but forgot how to do it as I
> very seldom get bogged like this.
> A reboot would surely fix this, but I dont want to do that. Kill or
> HUP'ing the getty doesn't do the job.
> Thanks
> Sven
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