Re: [mu TECH] Question about telnetd

From: Patrick Manderson (
Date: Mon Feb 15 1999 - 23:50:22 CET

Hmm.. I see no option for anything resembling telnetd when I do "setup -f
There are some things for SERIAL and DIAL-IN. The PYGMY server runs font
I just want to telnetd to mulinux via tcp, not serial.


-----Original Message-----
From: Michele Andreoli <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, February 15, 1999 1:18 PM
Subject: Re: [mu TECH] Question about telnetd

>On Sun, Feb 14, 1999 at 08:43:42PM -0500, Patrick Manderson wrote:
>> mulinux is a great dist. Thanks for the work you have put into it.
>> I'm using it on an old Tandy (radio shack) Sensation 486 for my internet
>> dial-up. (ipfwadm)
>> I would like to remove the monitor and keyboard from the machine and just
>> run the machine remotely via telnet on my WinNT box. There is a brief
>> mention of a "rustic telnetd" but nothing else about it. I'm not sure
>> to do about it..
>> Any suggestions?
>You can enable the "rustic telnetd" via "setup server" and go in muLinux
>box, remotely, with your telned.
>But this telnetd is not perfect: full screen program don't work. You can
>use "ex", not "vi", for example.
>Another problem: you MUST close the connection with a regular "exit",
>otherwise "telnetd" remain busy for ever.
>Dicevo che il demone di telnet funziona, ma e' solo un semplice script
>a titolo dimostrativo. Supporta solo collegamenti con semplice prompt,
>per cui non funzionano programmi a pieno schermo.
>Ma il vero problema e' questo: se non si lascia il collegamento con "exit",
>il demone rimane pendente e non accetta altre connessioni :((((
>Mi sarebbe piaciuto concludere con un'affermazione positiva, ma
>non me ne vengono in mente. Vanno bene due negative?
> -- Woody Allen

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