sysinstall and the Right Terminal

Dale Scott dalescott at
Fri Jan 22 23:42:12 UTC 2010

> 	If one logs in to a FreeBSD system from a Linux

> platform, the terminal type is set to linux which is compatible

> with a vt100. As soon as I run sysinstall, things go to the dogs

> very fast. It is as if there was no terminal emulation in effect

I don't have a solution but can report I regularily login to my fbsd 7 and 8 boxes from an Ubuntu laptop using ssh in
Terminal and run sysinstall. I've never encountered this problem though.


Dale Scott

Calgary, AB, Canada

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