Re: Bizare 1.3 problem...

Ronald Prague (
Fri, 18 Aug 1995 05:27:43 +0000 (GMT)

> On Thu, 17 Aug 1995, Ronald Prague wrote:
> > I don't know if anyone else is using this list for 1.3.xx, but I've got
> > something pretty bizarre with all the versions of 1.3.xx I've used.
> >
> > setterm: no termcap entry for linux
> In your /etc/termcap file, there's an entry for `console'. For the word
> `console', substitute the phrase `console|linux' and that will take care of
> the problem. A change was made in the kernel for the convenience of
> distribution developers, so that the default TERM value is now `linux'
> instead of `console'.

Great! I can use 'joe' yet again to edit files, yet with the 1.3.xx
kernels, I'm not getting my colors from text prompt, yet I do with 1.2.xx

Any more neato hints? (Thanks for the last one... :)