Re: 3 Questions
On Sun, 16 Jun 1996, Mark Phillips wrote:
> 1. How does TERM get set?
TERM is set from the kernel in init/main.c to linux. init, login, et
al, propagaate it.
> When bash is the login shell for a user, it
> seems that TERM gets set to linux when logging in from the console.
> But when I changed my shell to tcsh, TERM no longer gets set to linux
> as it should. Why?
Perhaps your .tcshrc or .cshrc is messing with it.
> P.S. Is there any advantage to using bash instead of tcsh? Does bash
> have all the features that tcsh has?
Read "csh programming considered harmful". Just do a web search and
you'll have many hits.
> # pppd -d -detach /dev/cua1 &
Use "ppd -d /dev/cua1" instead, and your program will go away.
> Also, why is there no "ppp-off" script included with the ppp package?
There is - /etc/ppp/ip-down
> 3. My machine name is "destiny", yet I cannot rlogin to my own
> machine. When I type "rlogin destiny" I get:
> destiny.phillips.com.au: No route to host
> 188.8.131.52 destiny.phillips.com.au destiny
> I would have thought though that doing "rlogin destiny" would use the
> "lo" interface?
Look at what you've told it destiny's address was.
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