[dpdk-dev] [PKTGEN] additional terminal IO question

Arnon Warshavsky arnon at qwilt.com
Thu Jan 21 16:35:00 CET 2016

For the record, on my end (can only speak for myself)  this is not a real
I work around it by using a different theme and live with it happily ever
I just provided the input since I encountered it.


On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 5:27 PM, Wiles, Keith <keith.wiles at intel.com> wrote:

> From: Arnon Warshavsky <arnon at qwilt.com<mailto:arnon at qwilt.com>>
> Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 9:04 AM
> To: "Keith Wiles (Intel)" <keith.wiles at intel.com<mailto:
> keith.wiles at intel.com>>
> Cc: Matthew Hall <mhall at mhcomputing.net<mailto:mhall at mhcomputing.net>>, "
> dev at dpdk.org<mailto:dev at dpdk.org>" <dev at dpdk.org<mailto:dev at dpdk.org>>
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PKTGEN] additional terminal IO question
> Keith,
> On my end I'm ending with black on black with Konsole 2.3.3 on Centos 6.5
> starting as green on black.
> I changed my console to green on black and got the same results. When I
> quit Pktgen the cursor color and text return to green. I can not set the
> cursor color different from the text color on this terminal. This maybe a
> problem with kconsole. Using xterm the cursor and text are restored as well.
> I would need to install a Centos 6.5 with Konsole. I can run konsole, but
> the setting will not allow me to adjust the colors most likely it needs
> more then just konsole installed with this MATE window system. Even in this
> default state of black on white the cursor returns as black with black
> text, which could be the problem???
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 4:55 PM, Wiles, Keith <keith.wiles at intel.com
> <mailto:keith.wiles at intel.com>> wrote:
> On 1/20/16, 11:53 PM, "dev on behalf of Matthew Hall" <
> dev-bounces at dpdk.org<mailto:dev-bounces at dpdk.org> on behalf of
> mhall at mhcomputing.net<mailto:mhall at mhcomputing.net>> wrote:
> >If I try using pktgen theme mode (-T) or unmodified, without commenting
> >out some of the stuff I mentioned I disabled for debugging in the
> >previous thread, it seems like it sets the pktgen prompt to be invisible
> >(black text on black??? or I'm not sure just want) on my TTY which has a
> >black background.
> I am not sure what you changed for debugging, but on my Ubuntu 15.10 using
> MATE Terminal 1.10.1 with a black background and white text the cursor
> remains as white after I quit Pktgen. If you have a crash for some reason
> the cmdline code leaves the TTY in a raw mode no echo, which is just like
> no cursor. I have to also do ’stty sane’ to get echo/cursor back on. Is
> this what is happing to you?
> I created a white-black.theme I was using and did not try to make it
> pretty as I use a black on light yellow background. Here is the theme.
> theme default white none off
> theme top.spinner cyan none bold
> theme top.ports green none bold
> theme top.page white none off
> theme top.copyright yellow none off
> theme top.poweredby blue none bold
> theme sep.dash blue none off
> theme sep.text white none off
> theme stats.port.label blue none bold
> theme stats.port.flags blue none bold
> theme stats.port.status green none bold
> theme stats.dyn.label yellow none off
> theme stats.dyn.values yellow none off
> theme stats.stat.label magenta none off
> theme stats.stat.values white none off
> theme stats.total.label red none bold
> theme stats.colon blue none bold
> theme pktgen.prompt green none off
> cls
> Please give more details next time to help me understand the problem like
> OS type, terminal type used, versions, …
> Thanks
> ++Keith
> >
> >If you quit the app it does not reset the colors so my shell is also
> >invisible, until I blindly run the reset command.
> >
> >Did anybody else try it on a black background? Did anybody else see
> >these issues with it as well?
> >
> >Matthew.
> >
> Regards,
> Keith
> --
> Arnon Warshavsky
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> <mailto:arnon at qwilt.com>


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