Subject: Re: stairsteps after su or telnet?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/28/1995 23:47:46
In article <> (Peter Seebach) writes:
>I seem to be able to reproduce this.  If I telnet to my NetBSD (1.0 nearly
>current, amiga) system from the rest of the world, all is well.  However,
>if I then 'su' for system maintenance, I start getting the traditional
>stairstep.  Partially.  If I hit return, all is well, but 'ls | cat'
>produces something like
>/usr# ls | cat
>     obj
>        othersrc
>                sbin
>                    share
>                         spool
>                              src
>                                 sys
>                                    tmp

I think that I am starting to sound like a broken record, but here it
goes again:

Your telnet client is broken and it does not negotiate lime mode correctly.
Recompile the 4.4BSD telnet, or set mode char on the telnet client
and stty -extproc on the NetBSD box.