Subject: The famed stairstep problem...
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/22/1995 09:40:43
When I telnet to my netbsd box, from a sun, I get the above output from
things.  This has only happened to me since I switched from 'rc' to
'pdksh'.  It always happened when su'd, so I assume some shells are more
likely to have this problem than others.

Is there any non-botchy way to make this go away?  A stty kluge, or
something?  I've heard rumors telnetd -k may fix it, but I'd prefer to
avoid that, as I have perfectly respectable telnet clients everywhere except