Problem: After exiting X-intel, console command line wraps around

alupu at alupu at
Mon Nov 21 09:47:02 PST 2011

> Nov 21, 2011 12:25:29 PM, Dan Nicholson wrote:

On Nov 19, 2011 9:45 PM, Alex wrote:

>> 1. Reboot to command line (as opposed to graphics)
>> 2. startx ~/xterm   # go to X using the intel driver
>> 3. exit                 # Exit X to command line
>> 4. PROBLEM:  command line wraps around now [to _same_ line]
>>   (i.e., doesn't go to next line if text reaches end, as would normally happen)

>> <snip> 

> What does $COLUMNS say afterwards? Does "stty columns 80" fix it?

Hi Dan,

echo $COLUMNS -> 80      # as expected
'stty columns 80'  FIXES it  # unexpectedly :)

I'm reiterating:
1.  Problem never happened before (up and including 2.16.0)
2.  Still doesn't happen on vesa driver
3.  Any of the "fixes" (reboot, log out/in, TERM=linux, yours) fixes it for good,
i.e. the command line wraparound (to new line) never gets broken again no matter
how many times I go to X and back.

-- Alex

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