Hard lockup pasting into /bin/ed.

Chuck Hallenbeck chuckh at ftml.net
Fri Oct 2 11:55:00 EDT 2009


My system uses the Intel 945 motherboard, and I paste without problems
into ed on it. My screen is 48 by 128, which I achieve by appending
vga=773 to the boot parameters list.  You might try adding that value
to yours if a better solution doesn't appear.


On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 09:46:24AM -0600, William F. Acker WB2FLW +1 303 722 7209 wrote:
> Hi,
>      I'm ancient enough to love the "ed" editor.  I have a Dell
> Latitude D820 laptop with one of the intel 915 series video chips.
> When I loaded Fedora 11, by having someone actually do the graphical
> installation for me, <grrrrr>, I noticed that I had a 75 by 160
> screen instead of the usual 24 by 80 one.  Now, whenever I paste
> anything into ed from Speakup, I lock up.  This always happens.  I
> haven't tried this on any other machines.
>      Has anyone seen anything similar?
> -- 
>           Bill in Denver
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