Subject: Re: emulating SCO-TERM on NetBSD console?
To: None <>
From: Thomas Dickey <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/25/2007 08:19:59
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On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:14:23PM +1000, Michael Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 21:54:30 +1000
> Carl Brewer <> wrote:
> > Does anyone here have any suggestions for how to get the NetBSD
> > console on a PC to correctly work as a telnet client to this
> > old SCO server that doesn't seem to grok vt100 or pcvt?
> > Can I maybe set /etc/tty's for 'console' to be sco-term or
> > similar? or will that break the console?
> I don't claim to have the whole answer however:
> /etc/ttys
> ...contains...
> console "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"         vt100   on secure
> ttyE0   "/usr/libexec/getty Pc"         vt220   off secure
> ...and so on.
> According to the man page the type field "vt100" is defined by the termca=
p file:

That's only going to set $TERM (what he seems to need is some way to start
"screen" rather than the user's shell on login).

Thomas E. Dickey

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