Subject: Re: Problem logging in via telnet
To: Oliver Frick <>
From: Lets Go Canes! <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/30/2000 15:57:42

     Thanks!  That did the trick!

At Thu, 25 May 2000 00:13:44 +0100, you wrote:
>try to add a -k to the line from telnetd in the file /etc/inetd.conf.
>I had the same problem with Nokia Communicator and on Windows with
>Attachmate's KeaTerm. Now it works fine.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Lets Go Canes!" <>
>To: <>; <>
>Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 6:22 PM
>Subject: Problem logging in via telnet
>> Hi all.
>> I just installed NetBSD on a DEC 3000.  Had a few problems to sort through
>there, but now I have the system up-and-running and on the net.
>> However, I cannot login to the box using telnet from another system.
>telnet connects to the system, provides the banner and the "login:" prompt.
>But after entering a valid username - one that I can use to login via the
>console - it just sits there and never gets to the password prompt.  The
>system is configured to use NIS as a client, and I can use ypcat to retrieve
>the proper entry from the NIS passwd file.  Any ideas?
>> Also, is there a version of automount for NetBSD?
>> Any and all help appreciated - thanks in advance!
>> ---------------
>> Let's Go Canes!
Let's Go Canes!