Bug 50300 - [patch] make the loader(8) use of terminal-control sequences optional.
Summary: [patch] make the loader(8) use of terminal-control sequences optional.
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: bin (show other bugs)
Version: 4.7-RELEASE
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: Warner Losh
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Reported: 2003-03-25 23:20 UTC by glenn
Modified: 2019-01-07 07:46 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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2003-03-25 23:20 UTC, glenn
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Description glenn 2003-03-25 23:20:10 UTC
	The loader(8) program sends cursor control commands to the console at
	boot time.  Systems that use serial consoles don't necessarily provide
	support for those (fixed) control sequences.  This can create really
	annoying problems, possibly locking up some terminals.

	The loader sources provide a compile-time #ifdef option (TERM_EMU)
	that enables this functionality, which is always enabled in the
	Makefile.

Fix: Make the TERM_EMU option selectable in the Makefile.

This is a diff on /usr/src/sys/boot/i386/libi386/Makefile.

The same patch applies to /usr/src/sys/boot/pc98/libpc98/Makefile, but
I have no way to test that.
How-To-Repeat: 	n/a
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:00:37 UTC
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Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

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