adm3a and Linux
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Tue Jul 22 08:05:54 CDT 2008
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 7:59 AM, Bert Thomas <bert at brothom.nl> wrote:
> John Floren schreef:
>> I pulled out my ADM-3A today in an effort to stave off studying and
>> homework and such; hooked it up to my Debian box, only to find that
>> there isn't really very good support for it under Debian. I use this
>> line in my inittab:
>> T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -h -L ttyS0 9600 adm3a
>> and while I can log in, vim for example looks TERRIBLE, ls tries to do
>> color and fails miserably, etc.
>> When I log on to one of the Solaris machines on campus via SSH, they
>> handle things gracefully. ls works right, vi is excellent.
>> Is the difference in our terminfo files, or what? I'm not really sure
>> how these things work so I'm hoping somebody can help me figure out
>> what's up here, because I'd like my Debian computer to play nicely
>> with the terminal.
> I'm no expert on this topic, but I think you need to adapt the TERM
> environment variable. The curses library uses this to determine what control
> codes to send to your terminal to draw the screen.
But adapt it to what? "adm3a" doesn't seem to help.
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