Subject: Re: login prompt not coming up in network
To: Brian Moore <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/20/1994 17:10:16
>Actually I'm seeing some problem with NCSA Telnet 2.6 and NetBSD 1.0 with the
>-k option turned on in inetd.conf.  The main problem I am seeing right now is
>that when you ^Z out of vi, the prompt comes back at shifted over with no
>characters being echoed back to the screen.  If you do a fg to get back to vi,
>and then a ^F or ^B, the screen will be fixed and everything works correctly in
>vi.  If you do a reset after you ^Z, then the screen is fixed but fg'ing back
>to vi caused all characters to be echoed back to the screen ( all the control
>characters ) and no character will take effect until you press return.  

Ya know, I used to have this happen to me a lot ... unfortunately, I forget
what the solution was (other than to use rlogin, which may have been the final
solution).  Does "reset" do anything for you when you get into this weird mode?