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Re: [Tlf-devel] tlf and serial terminals. . .

From: Stephane Fillod
Subject: Re: [Tlf-devel] tlf and serial terminals. . .
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 09:33:16 +0100
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On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 09:50:48PM -0800, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 09:33:16PM -0600, Jim Smith wrote:
> > lines setup, I can log into my big machine, etc., but the display for
> > tlf lacks quite a bit.
   What do you mean?

> > Am I just running into the limitations of using a serial terminal [in
> > other words, 'it won't work']?
> Although I haven't tried it, I've seen some messages in the past
> indicating that using a serial terminal with ncurses can be tricky. 
> You need to assign the correct terminal definition to the serial
> connection.  If you have a way of emulating a VT100 or similar on the
> laptop, that might help.  Kermit might work also.

better than kermit is minicom.
Make sure the TERM environement variable matches the setup of terminal type 
of minicom(or kermit/seyon/..). Also, choose some serial speed higher
than 9600. hi.

Stephane, F8CFE

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