[ipxe-devel] Ability to edit variable content

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Thu Oct 25 06:25:23 UTC 2012

On 24/10/12 23:00, "Ján ONDREJ (SAL)" wrote:
> Thank you. But something is wrong. If content length is larger than lenght
> of row, editing only displays last line. Even if I can edit previous line
> too, it's not refreshed and I should edit it in blind mode.

That's a limitation of the console driver; it isn't specific to this 
patch.  Most BIOSes do not support backspacing beyond the start of the line.

> Also editing does not work in one "read" command without predefined text for
> multirow content.

I don't know what you mean by this.

> Another small problem should be, that breaking (ctrl+c) read command will
> clear original content. Consider, if this is an feature or bug. :-)

Should now be fixed:



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