Subject: Re: staircase problem revisited
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 01/26/1998 12:24:06
On Mon, 26 Jan 1998, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> This is due to a bad negotiation of the line mode between the server and the
> client. You need to start telnetd with -k option on the server side.

Alternatively, you can replace your telnet/telnetd with an updated version
that negotiates it properly.  You can find this at:

I've used this version on HP-UX 9.x and SunOS 4.x (but had no trouble with
Solaris 2.5 or later).