[TUHS] Early Unix and Keyboard Skills

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Nov 3 11:59:23 AEST 2022

On Thu, 3 Nov 2022, Ronald Natalie wrote:


> Other printers (especially faster ones) weren’t so lucky, but the LA36 
> decwriter had a catchup mode to print the backlog after a return.

Yep; the head went twice as fast to catch up.  Wasn't there a method of 
locking it into that mode, but then requiring flow control?

> The LA120 was boustrophedonic so returns weren’t as much of an issue.

ISTR that it required a driver to utilise that mode.

-- Dave

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