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Re: su/ssh localhost problems

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 09:39:05AM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Hi!
> I've just upgraded to a 20120429 snapshot of NetBSD-amd64 build with clang.
> I have trouble becoming root. login on the console works, but when I
> login as another user and run "su", <enter> is not accepted -- I can't
> get out of the password prompt except by pressing ctrl-c. CTRL-J and
> CTRL-M don't work either.
> I installed the snapshots as usual, so I don't think it's a permissions 
> problem.
> -r-sr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  50429 Apr 30 00:17 /usr/bin/su
> I then tried "ssh root@localhost"
> # ssh root@localhost
> The authenticity of host 'localhost (::1)' can't be established.
> ECDSA key fingerprint is 0f:4d:ce:5c:35:c4:98:7e:a9:62:ee:98:d5:fb:68:87.
> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes??
> The '?' are what appear when I press enter.
> My terminal is
> # echo $TERM
> screen
> But "export TERM=vt220" or "export TERM=dumb" doesn't change anything.
> My previous snapshot was from 20120408.
> Anyone else seen this?

To add more details: When I start an xterm in vnc and connect to it,
then I can su there. The TERM is xterm there. But when I change the
TERM to xterm in the ssh-terminal window, <enter> still isn't

I'm a bit confused now.

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