IBM Emulation

Matthew Emmerton matt at
Tue Aug 26 16:31:46 PDT 2003

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> > My department has been tasked with trying to find an alternative to
> Windows
> > in our organization. I can get the normal workplace items, spreadsheets,
> > word, etc taken care of, but I have one issue that eludes me. We have an
> > application server running on an IBM RS6000 running AIX 4.3 that
> > IBM 3151 terminal emulation. Is there anyone that has successfully been
> able
> > to utilize a termcap for the IBM3151 so that the character sets and
> function
> > keys map accordingly when using an xterm session to an IBM RS6000 system
> > running AIX?
> The naive approach would be to copy the IBM3151 definition from the
> on AIX to FreeBSD.
> I took a look on the AIX 4.3 (and 5.1) machines that I have access to and
> there is no such definition.
> What do you currently set your TERM variable to on AIX to get the desired
> emulation?
> --
> Matt Emmerton

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