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Re: RP: i386 serial console question...
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: RP: i386 serial console question...
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2004_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 15:19:04 -0700
Quoting Chris Zakelj (c_(_dot_)_zakelj_(_at_)_ieee_(_dot_)_org):
> (Apologies early for the repost... it's been 2 days and I've yet to see
> the original show up)
> I'm having an odd issue with my serial console that I don't with SSH...
> namely, arrow keys in vi result in extra garbage that is interpreted
> either as invalid commands or excess garbage (while in edit mode). FAQ
> 7.7 only goes into how to set them up :( I'm guessing it's likely the
> windows client not emulating vt100 properly, but don't have a means to
> test this. I'd like to get it working so I can switch SSH off. Salient
> WindowsXP SP1
> Serial through Hyperterminal vt100 client, default settings
> SSH through SSH Communications Security Corp non-commercial client
Here's a thought:
DONT USE HYPER TERMINAL!
teraterm, kermit, putty(? Not sure).
HyperTerminal is like Windows Telnet and like their TCP implementation:
It's not good but they have to have it and it quashes competition.
Best if replaced with something written by professionals.
Then make sure your $TERM settings are reasonable.