Subject: Re: TERM Environment variable
To: Bruce Lane <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/19/1999 12:50:56


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On Sat, 19 Jun 1999, Bruce Lane wrote:

> 	Is it possible to set the TERM environment variable, while booted only to
> the basic/generic 1.4/VAX kernel, so that vi will work?
> 	I've tried set TERM=vt220 with no success. Also, setenv doesn't seem to
> work. Any attempt to use setenv as a command returns 'Not Found.'
> 	Dang it... I didn't know vi was present before. If I can get it going, I
> can edit rc.conf and get my system up in multiuser mode. Then I can deal
> with the rest of the files...
> 	Thanks.
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