bin/54141: wrong behavour of cu(1)

Valentin Nechayev netch at
Thu Apr 29 23:30:37 PDT 2004

The following reply was made to PR bin/54141; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Valentin Nechayev <netch at>
To: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: bin/54141: wrong behavour of cu(1)
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 09:25:17 +0300

 >  There is a strange workaroung for this problem: start "cu -l cuaa0"
 >  then switch to another terminal, do "stty -crtscts </dev/cuaa0"
 >  and cu starts to work as expected (for this run only).
 cu sets hardflow by itself.
 >  It seems that cu(1) does not respect prior command 
 >  "stty -crtscts </dev/cuaia0" anymore. Or it might be a kernel bug
 >  as preliminary "stty -crtscts </dev/cuala0" does not help too.
 To lock a capability, set it in locking device, not unset.

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