Scott Barker writes ("Bug#3083: incorrect console type set by getty"): > Package: getty > Version: 1.0-4 > > getty incorrectly sets the terminal type as con80x25 on initial login. The new > terminal type seems to be 'linux' This is probably due to you running a 1.2 or early 1.3 kernel. Am I right ? Does the problem go away with a moderately recent 1.3 ? Ian.