Subject: Re: bin/13176: telnet doesn't show prompt correctly
To: None <email@example.com>
From: John Darrow <John.P.Darrow@wheaton.edu>
Date: 06/12/2001 10:57:17
Shin'ichiro TAYA <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>Synopsis: telnet doesn't show prompt correctly
>On NetBSD-1.5.1 or NetBSD-current, telnet shows prompt like below.
>It doesn't show OS name & hostname.
>Sometime even 'login:' is not printed.
> taya@turtle6$ telnet mmgserv.m2g.org
> Trying 192.168.1.253...
> Connected to mmgserv.m2g.org.
> Escape character is '^]'.
This may be related to the attempt by telnet to autologin. This first
happened to me sometime during the 1.5.1 release cycle... I believe it
might have been with the update of Heimdal to 0.3e.
Try putting the following in your .telnetrc:
I agree that having the default for autologin changed to 'on' without
warning was not very nice (violates the Principle of Least Surprise)...
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