Subject: Re: vt420 login problem
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/30/1999 14:17:17
On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Patrick Welche wrote:
>Dave McGuire wrote:
>> On Fri, 30 Apr 1999, Patrick Welche wrote:
>> >:Check your parity settings.  This is a common symptom of parity mismatch.
>> >
>> >How do I check that? I believe telnetd uses the default entry in
>>   On the terminal, not on the machine.  F3 is the setup key...navigate over to
>> "comm", the parity/stop bits stuff is sorta in the middle of that group.
>As I said in the above message, both the terminal and the terminal server
>are set to no parity. (Not 100% but 99% sure everything is set to 1 stop bit)
>Does /usr/bin/login use /etc/gettytab's default or something else?

  Ahh, I missed that.  I just woke up a little while ago...that's my excuse. :)

  I thought login wasn't supposed to change those modes...they were supposed to
get set by getty then left alone.  Anyone else have more info?

      -Dave McGuire