Screen buffer

Steven Hanley sjh at
Mon Aug 13 10:09:32 EST 2001

On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 09:53:04AM +1000, Saul Thurrowgood wrote:
> You can increase the screen buffer size in the kernel source by editing
> linux/drivers/video/vgacon.c and adding the line:
> #define VGA_CAN_DO_64KB
> This increases the buffer from 32k to 64k, but this depends on your video
> card. Of course, you still have the problem of buffers disappearing when
> changing VC's.
> Where would I find a program called "screen" as suggested by Matthew
> Hawkins?

in youe linux distribution


for example

or of course just search

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