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Bug#524666: installation-guide: Document the use of TERM= for serial consoles

Package: installation-guide
Severity: normal
Tags: patch


The attached patch adds documentation for the use of TERM= for serial


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.29 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

 >bah moi j'aime bien le flash et je cherche plus a comprendre
 >crosoft. Ca plante : je reinstalle
 Ca à le mérite de créer des emplois jeunes : "réinstalleur de crosoft"
 -+- BD in NPC : Bill Gates au secours de l'emploi -+-
Index: en/boot-installer/parameters.xml
--- en/boot-installer/parameters.xml	(révision 58263)
+++ en/boot-installer/parameters.xml	(copie de travail)
@@ -53,7 +53,11 @@
 argument to the kernel, where <replaceable>device</replaceable> is
 your serial device, which is usually something like
+<filename>ttyS0</filename>. To improve the console output, you may
+additionally append
+<userinput>TERM=<replaceable>type</replaceable></userinput> where
+<replaceable>type</replaceable> is the <quote>terminfo</quote> name of
+the terminal emulation supported by the serial console.
 </para><para arch="sparc">

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