ctrl-s freeze bash?
Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail)
Wed Sep 17 16:18:00 GMT 2003
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf
> Of Lucifer
> If press Ctrl-S in rxvt running bash and then the bash becomes inactive,
> i.e. does not response to any key stroke. I have to open another rxvt
> and kill -9 <pid>. Is this a feature or a bug? I found that in the dos
> prompt box bash is never affected by the ctrl-s.
Ever heard of XON/XOFF ASCII characters?
XOFF - stop transmitting (CTRL-S in many cases)
XON - start transmitting (CTRL-Q in many cases)
Try CTRL-Q when your "bash becomes inactive"
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
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