console command history
billk at iinet.net.au
Tue Oct 14 04:43:44 CEST 2008
On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 22:21 -0400, Joel Newkirk wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 12:29:59 +1100, "Sarton O'Brien"
> <roguemoko at roguewrt.org> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 14 October 2008 12:17:06 Joel Newkirk wrote:
> >> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008 23:21:18 +0200, Fox Mulder <Quakeman1 at gmx.net>
> > wrote:
> >> > If you use bash on OM than do it the same way how it is done in a
> > normal
> >> > linux pc. You must "export HISTFILESIZE=1000" to set the number of
> > lines
> >> > saved to 1000. Just put this command in an adequate file to be
> > executed
> >> > at start like profile or bashrc.
> >> >
> >> > Ciao,
> >> > Rainer
> >> Indeed, but how then do I tell it to use bash instead of ash for
> > Terminal
> >> and ssh?
> > vi /etc/passwd?
> > Sarton
> (Ok, I'll go sit in the corner for five minutes wearing the stupid hat...
> I already knew that from desktop/server context but for some reason my
> brain just didn't make the connection...)
be aware that doing this used to break X and other things during boot-up
- not sure why but "funny things happened ..."
Only work around I found was to log in as usual, and type "bash" at the
Be interesting to see if this is still the case ...
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