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

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 9:35 PM, Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> 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.

The guide says that the default term of installer is vt102,
and I also used vt102.
So they are the same.

> Samuel

YunQiang Su

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