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Bug#854588: debian-installer: recognize arrow keys as esc in serial console


YunQiang Su, on Wed 08 Feb 2017 21:20:44 +0800, wrote:
> When append an console option like:
>       console=ttyS0,115200n8
> and close vga by
>       vga=off
> We can redirect the installer output with serial cable.
> So we can see the installer interface with minicom or SecureCRT.
> For most keys, it seems works well, while when press
> arrow keys "up"/"down"/"left"/"right",
> they are recognized as 'ESC' key.

As described in the manual, you also need to make sure that you set the
TERM variable too, otherwise there is little probability that it makes
between the terminal you are using and what d-i uses.

Please read the manual, really.


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