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Re: need terminfo for serial console?

From: Christoph Plattner
Subject: Re: need terminfo for serial console?
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 22:48:54 +0200

This is my opinion, too !!

If we really add here an extension, then my favourite is a
`stty' command (common for all TTY including virtual VGA/keyboard)
with (of course) a reduced functionality.

But, again, may be it is an overhead (or better overkill) at all ...

With friendly regards
Christoph P.

Mario Klebsch wrote:
> Hi everybody!
> Am Montag den, 29. April 2002, um 02:49, schrieb Yoshinori K. Okuji:
> > At Sun, 28 Apr 2002 20:50:56 +0200,
> > Dr.Tilmann Bubeck <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> Are you (the project coordinators) interested in getting a patch for
> >> grub
> >> to read terminfo files on harddisk, therefore enabling it to use any
> >> terminal emulation?
> >
> > If that could make the code more spaghetti-like, I wouldn't be
> > interested in that. Also, I wonder how many people would benefit from
> > that.
> I would suggest to not add code to read termcap but to add a command for
> menu.lst, which can set the control sequences to control a terminal
> attached. It would give the functionality needed to everybody using a
> non standard terminal without adding too much overhead to grub.
> 73, Mario
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