[pups] solution for the disklabel

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Thu Jan 31 01:03:17 AEST 2002

On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Pete Turnbull wrote:

> On Jan 27, 23:42, lothar felten wrote:
> > installation was no problem, but still i
> > have some questions:
> > my VT102 doesn´t do backspace, i only
> > get ^H. i tried the
> > terminal in ANSI and VT52 mode, no
> > difference.
> Maybe it wants a DEL character instead of backspace (backspace *is* ctrl-H,
> shown as ^H or ^h).  Change it on the terminal by going into setup, or use
> stty on the BSD system to change the delete character (stty del '^h').

On a real VT100 you cannot get the delete key to generate a backspace. He
must be pressing the backspace key, or he's not using a VT100 at all, but
instead some emulator, which isn't doing things the VT100 way...


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