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bug #15327: Hurd console missing login prompt when using ncurses driver over ssh

Submitted by:  Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
Submitted on:  Thu 29 Dec 2005 10:08:12 PM UTC  
Category: Hurd ServersSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: Works For MePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: ClosedReproducibility: Every Time
Size (loc): NonePlanned Release: None
Effort: 0.00
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Thu 11 Feb 2016 08:28:41 PM UTC, comment #2:

I cannot reproduce it. Works fine for me with xterm, rxvt, gnome-terminal, and terminology. The former two start out with a light background, the later two with an dark background. When the console is started, each terminal switches to a dark background, and the result looks reasonable in each case.

Justus Winter <teythoon>
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Thu 29 Dec 2005 10:11:22 PM UTC, comment #1:

Note: though it's not the same, I too have troubles with the ncurses driver over ssh from xterm: things are written black on white, and cursor doesn't properly move on the last line when the terminal is not tall enough.

Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
Project Member
Thu 29 Dec 2005 10:08:12 PM UTC, original submission:

From http://bugs.debian.org/312625

From: Anton Oussik <antonoussik@gmail.com>
To: -unavailable-
Subject: Hurd console missing login prompt when using ncurses driver over ssh
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 10:54:21 +0100

Package: hurd

Version: 20050513-2

Running the following command:

# console -d ncursesw /dev/vcs

over an ssh session produces a black screen instead of a login prompt.

Samuel Thibault <sthibaul>
Project Member


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