Subject: Re: The famed stairstep problem...
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ken Hornstein <email@example.com>
Date: 05/22/1995 14:02:12
>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
I believe that telnetd -k only really affects broken telnet clients, but I
may be wrong.
Some things you might want to try (which have worked for me in the past with
varying degrees of success):