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Date:      Mon, 11 Sep 1995 00:00:35 -0500 (EST)
From:      David Anderson <partek@indecent.com>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   cons25 and vt100
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.950910233017.192A-100000@system1.indecent.com>

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I've been running FreeBSD now only for like a day, and absolutely love it.
I've found out a few things I don't like though. cons25 isn't vt100
capable. This is fine if it's just on my system, but if I'm telnetting
somewhere, I can't use pine, irc, or anything because it garbles up my
screen if I tell the other end that I'm using vt100. What is a reasonable
termcap to use on remote systems that don't have cons25 since vt100
doesn't work? I tried using tset to set my local terminal to vt100, but it
still doesn't work correctly. I even tried recompiling the kernel to use
pcvt instead, and it works to an extent, but looks very unpleasant. 

Thanks in advance,
Dave

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