Kamigishi Rei wrote:
> Al Plant wrote:
>> Several of us on the questions list have not been able to find out if
>> the problem of history not being saved in the root or usr command
>> lines has been corrected.
>> I have tried 8* on both i386 and amd64 and it doesnt save across a
>> reboot on either box. FreeBSD 7.2 does as do the earlier current
>> versions before approximately June of 8*
> I guess you use 'reboot' to reboot. As this forces a reboot immediately
> (and closes all terminals), the shell has no chance to terminate
> 'normally' (i.e., by exit/ctrl-d/logout/etc) - therefore history is not
> Check if the command history is saved if you do "shutdown -r now" and
> hit ctrl-d immediately. I'd assume it does.
> Kamigishi Rei
Thanks for the response.
To be more precise...
(amd64 and i386 act the same)
I have tried both a reboot -r and shutdown -h now command on the two
test boxes with 8* and in both cases no mepory of the command lines is
If you just exit the shell and then sign back on the memory stays.
Under the early versions of 8* and 7.2 exit, shutdown -r or -h retains
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