Subject: Re: vt420 login problem
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geoff Wing <email@example.com>
Date: 04/29/1999 20:36:56
John Darrow <John.P.Darrow@wheaton.edu> typed:
:In article <E10cpjj-0006D2firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
::When logging into a NetBSD-1.4_BETA/i386 of 27 Apr from a digital VT420
::terminal, telnetd accepts the username correctly, then presumably invokes
::login which prompts for the password. Now "return" is no longer recognised,
::though it was by telnetd for the username. Using ^J instead of return gets
::the password into login, but it is rejected, and telnetd puts up a new login:
::prompt. Do any of you have some words of wisdom?
:Check your parity settings. This is a common symptom of parity mismatch.
Ah, you're not entering the username at the login prompt but passing it
via some other way? If so, try ^M^J (or maybe it's ^J^M) after entering
your password. I have to do something like this from my Wyse dumb term
since I don't want translation of return at other times during the session.
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