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stevel 02-11-2010 06:18 AM

Slow scrolling in SecureCRT 5.5
I have an old copy of SecureCRT (5.5) and I use it to connect to my work's Linux cluster for development and support.
There is one problem with using it and it shows itself when doing for example, a grep of a string through a number of files in a directory.
The the found strings scroll down, it is very jerky and a a section on the right hand side of the screen scrolls more slowly than on the left. The scrolling is very slow, and also I cannot control-C to stop the output coming to the screen. If I do other operation such as an "ls -R" output is quite fast to the screen, and also control-C is enabled.
With a Putty session these problems are not evident.
Is this a problem with the version of SecureCRT, stty settings, or what?


rtb 02-11-2010 07:47 AM

Hi stevel,

Please see my response to the email that you sent.

dumbmick 04-21-2010 07:57 AM

I have the same problem. Scrolling can't be stopped in SecureCRT, but can be stopped in Putty. Can you post the fix to this forum please?

bgagnon 04-21-2010 11:33 AM

Hello dumbmick,

The author of the previous post had a unique environment involving VPNs, Citrix and various remote operating systems. Our own tests comparing the rate of scrolling data resulted in less than a 1% difference. The customer reported that "ctrl-c" successfully performed an interrupt on Solaris operating systems, but not on RedHat. Therefore, I would like to determine all the necessary variables from your environment.

What version of SecureCRT are you using?

What protocol are you using?

What is the remote operating system?

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