Subject: Re: 1.5.2 login screen wierdness for me too!!!
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Hechinger <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/2002 22:22:19
On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 10:57:05PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > ok, so i'm installing 1.5.2 on my sparc5 (build a new mail server, woo!) and
> > what do you know? booted up after install, and wierd ascii garbage before the
> > name of the machine on the login: line. not the same as linc's as this one
> > actually had high ascii crud in it too. serial console, no other problems
> > noticed during the entire install process.
> what is your $TERM set to ?
ok, little more info available.
i installed the machine at work using TeraTerm Pro in VT100 mode on the serial
console. at bootup it would print the garbage instead of the string "NetBSD/"
i got home, and i plugged my VT510 into it and it works correctly.
in both cases $TERM is set to sun.
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