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Old 05-30-2009, 08:19 PM   #1
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unreadable stdout


I do 'dd if=/dev/hdc' and get the screen full of non-printable chars. I non want to revert the situation and
make the console usable. But the only within my power is to
switch to another console (Alt+Fn). What can I do instead?
Thanks for reading.
Old 05-30-2009, 08:21 PM   #2
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Well, with 'dd' , you need to specify an 'of=' option, really.

Try the 'reset' command
Old 05-30-2009, 09:56 PM   #3
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I'll add it to my list of GNU/linux commands. Thanks.


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