[rancid] Rancid submits random characters after logon - causes config read failure

Hank Kilmer hank at kilmer.org
Mon Sep 15 21:49:45 UTC 2014

On Sep 15, 2014, at 2:27 PM, heasley <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:

> Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 10:56:23AM -0400, Jon Lewis:
>> With bash being my shell, I've just been doing TERM="" before using clogin 
>> on aristas.  After seeing heasley's response, I did a little testing, and 
>> vt100 seems to work as well.  My native TERM was "screen" since I like to 
>> use screen, it results in display similar to what you posted and an "n" 
>> spit out as if typed.
> OT, but is screen a terminal type?  doesnt it just pass everything on to
> whatever the terminal happens to be?  or emulate something well-known?

Depends on the system.  Freebsd has a screen entry in /etc/termcap (or at least used to).


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