Subject: Re: telnetd vs. NCSA telnet 2.6
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG, netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Randy Daniels <randyd@TFS.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 03/30/1995 08:43:53
>There is a 2.6.1 for the Mac,. give it a try.

> When I telnet to a NetBSD 1.0 system from my home Mac via NCSA Telnet 2.6, I
> get the initial banner message:
> 	NetBSD/i386 (ias-pc) (ttyp1)
> And here it sits.
> Curiously, I don't get the automatic "login:" prompt; I have to hit a single
> <Return> to get it.  Not that it's any big deal, but it made me curious as
> to why.  Especially since NCSA Telnet 2.6 seems to be a "modern" Telnet
> client; i.e., it doesn't suffer from the "stairstepping" drain-bamage of
> other old telnets like the SunOS 4.1.x version.
> Other than possibly enabling "Berkeley 4.3 CR mode" in the Preferences, is
> there anything else I should be doing?  (And what does that "CR mode" do,
> anyway?)
> 	- Greg