[rescue] Ultra 5 OS

Brian Wheeler bdwheele at indiana.edu
Mon Apr 19 15:46:39 CDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 16:35 -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> Brian Wheeler wrote:
> > I run solaris on some of my SPARC machines at home, but it has always
> > seemed like an also-ran to me on x86.  Is backspace still broken on the
> > console?  When I tried solaris 10 last time it didn't like my graphics
> > card and since the gui didn't come up right you had to use <delete>
> > instead of <backspace> since the latter would just print out ^H.  Ugh.
> > It was little things like that which made me happy to leave solaris
> > behind.
> > 
> After installation, the only interface I use for Solaris is SSH.

Same here, but when I was working on the console to try to fix it the
backspace issue made it a pain in the ass.  The thing is, its an easy
fix but it wasn't one that never seemed "important" enough for
engineering to fix.

> --Patrick
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