E11/Linux and xterm (was: Re: Imaging SCSI hard disks)

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Thu Sep 2 08:31:01 2004

>>>>> "Jerome" == Jerome H Fine <jhfinexgs2_at_compsys.to> writes:

>> Paul Koning wrote:
 Jerome> Jerome H Fine <jhfinexgs2_at_compsys.to> writes: I realize that
 Jerome> you are probably not running Windows 98 SE, but I have a
 Jerome> Pentium III running Windows 98 SE (because I use E11 to run
 Jerome> PDP-11 programs and this is the ONLY operating system which
 Jerome> works)
>> I've said this before.... Linux seems to work just fine for me,
>> including hairy stuff like networking.

 Jerome> Jerome Fine replies:

 Jerome> I accept that Linux versions of E11 work very well, but I
 Jerome> require one very special feature of the VT100 emulation: 132
 Jerome> character text lines under KED within RT-11 Does E11 under
 Jerome> Linux allow this?

Sure looks that way. I don't have KED nor RT-11, but I just did 132
column mode with VTEDIT.TEC on RSTS/E.

  xterm -132
  start E11 in the xterm window


 Jerome> One other aspect of the VT100 emulation is that when I use a
 Jerome> standard PC keyboard with the 6 keys above the arrow keys, I
 Jerome> am able to convert them to operate like the 6 EDIT keys on a
 Jerome> VT220 keyboard (LK201). ...

I haven't tried that sort of thing. Being a TECO guy, I don't have
much use for the F keys.

Received on Thu Sep 02 2004 - 08:31:01 BST

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