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Re: Exiting grub2 pager

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: Exiting grub2 pager
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 23:46:36 -0800

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Thomas Jensen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Is there a way to exit grub2's pager?
> There are a couple of reasons why this is wanted:
>     Once I page to some needed text, I would like to exit the pager
>     and copy-type the text while I can see it; otherwise, I need to
>     write it down somewhere;
>     If I cat an (unexpectedly) long file, with possibly thousands
>     of lines, I would like to exit; otherwise, I have two choices:
>         Put a paperweight on the space bar and come back in a
>         couple of hours,
>             or,
>         Press ctrl-alt-delete, and start all over.
>     Thanks,
>     TFJ

Being able to quit the pager (possibly with 'q' to follow *NIX more or
less) sounds like a great feature to have. Could you please submit a
bug report requesting this feature?

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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