>>>>> "Rabeeh" == Rabeeh Khoury <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Rabeeh> I'm running my embedded system using serial console ttyS0 ; the serial
Rabeeh> driver is based on standard serial driver I took from the char devices
Rabeeh> (16550 compatible) ; the problem that the terminal that is opened over
Rabeeh> the serial line is declared 'unknown' which prevents me from running
Rabeeh> programs such as linuxconf.
Rabeeh> do you have any suggestions how can I change the terminal type ?
Set the environment variable TERM to whatever kind of terminal you
have hanging off the serial cable. If it's a terminal emulator you
can probably get away with
If it's cu in an xterm then
You may need to install extra terminal descriptions --- at least in
Debian only the most-used ones are installed by default, and there's
a separate package for all the rest.