[pups] solution for the disklabel
pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Thu Jan 31 04:14:54 AEST 2002
On Jan 30, 16:03, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jan 2002, Pete Turnbull wrote:
> > Maybe it wants a DEL character instead of backspace (backspace *is*
> > shown as ^H or ^h). Change it on the terminal by going into setup, or
> > 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...
Of course. I've spent too long using my VT420. A real VT102 has separate
delete and backspace keys. Probably he's using some not-really-VT102
emulation in an xterm window or some emulator.
Pete Peter Turnbull
University of York
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