Subject: Re: set the terminal pc3 or vt220
To: ok <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/01/1999 15:29:19
On Jan 30, ok wrote
> Hi,
> where can I set the (default) terminal?
> Which differences exist between pc3 and vt220?
> May I use vt100?

The key mapping and escape sequences are different.
You have to put the right type in the TERM env variable, so that
programs can get the key mappings and escape sequences rigth (terminals are
defined in /usr/share/misc/termcap).
For an alpha console, I can't check rigth now but I think the type sould be

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.