Re: Termcap in kernel V 2.1.35

Keith Owens (
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 14:32:12 +1000

On Mon, 21 Apr 1997 21:05:46 -0400 (EDT),
"Richard B. Johnson" <> wrote:
>Termcap seems to be broken in 2.1.35.....
>What I type to the on the "console" is fine. What is echoed is bad with
>some lower-case letters. For instance "e" becomes "^%" and "s" becomes
>"^3". This does not show up with the bash shell. However, with cat or
>some programs that look at "stdin", the echo is bad for some characters.

If you have ncurses, try the reset command, see if that clears the
problem. There is an intermittent problem with selection that exhibits
this symptom and reset clears it, never annoyed me enough to track it