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Re: Backspace, Delete and other keys

fctk( said 2010.03.31 14:00:18 +0000:
> Hello,
> I just installed NetBSD 5.0.2 but I soon encountered a little but
> annoying problem: Backspace, Delete, PgUp and PgDown keys don't work
> as expected. That is, Backspace should erase the character before the
> cursor, Delete should erase the character after the cursor, PgUp
> should scroll the page up and PgDown should scroll the page down. I'm
> not in front of my NetBSD system right now, so I can't tell you what
> actually happens when I press those keys. I only remember that they
> don't work in vi and more, for example. Don't know if it could be
> useful, but my TERM variable is set to vt100. I also read somewhere I
> should avoid using those keys in NetBSD and use some Ctrl key
> combination instead. Is this true?

I've had some problems like this in a distant past. Check /etc/ttys, make
sure that the ttyE entries say vt220. Also set the TERM to vt220, or
possibly xterm. 
Another thing to check out is wsconsctl.

> Thanks.


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