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Re: terminal - unknown

To: Rabeeh Khoury <>
Subject: Re: terminal - unknown
From: Kristoff Bonne <>
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2000 15:44:31 +0100 (MET)
Cc: "" <>
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Organization: Belgacom Multimedia - Internet backbone

On Tue, 14 Mar 2000, Rabeeh Khoury wrote:
> I'm running my embedded system using serial console ttyS0 ; the serial
> driver is based on standard serial driver I took from the char devices
> (16550 compatible) ; the problem that the terminal that is opened over
> the serial line is declared 'unknown' which prevents me from running
> programs such as linuxconf.
> do you have any suggestions how can I change the terminal type ?

'export TERM=vt100' should do the trick.

Cheerio! Kr. Bonne.
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