Subject: Re: telnetd vs. NCSA telnet 2.6
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG, netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/30/1995 09:51:50
>When I telnet to a NetBSD 1.0 system from my home Mac via NCSA Telnet 2.6, I
>get the initial banner message:
>	NetBSD/i386 (ias-pc) (ttyp1)
>And here it sits.
>Curiously, I don't get the automatic "login:" prompt; I have to hit a single
><Return> to get it.  Not that it's any big deal, but it made me curious as
>to why.  Especially since NCSA Telnet 2.6 seems to be a "modern" Telnet
>client; i.e., it doesn't suffer from the "stairstepping" drain-bamage of
>other old telnets like the SunOS 4.1.x version.

I get tis same behaviour often when telneting from an SCO Unix host to
my NetBSD machine.  I just considered it a brokenness in SCO and never
paid it much attention.

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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