[uClinux-dev] Re: free, "lite" windows terminal software
miles at lsi.nec.co.jp
Wed Mar 26 23:13:30 EST 2003
John Williams <jwilliams at itee.uq.edu.au> writes:
> Can anybody recommend a simple and free windows terminal program I can
> use instead of hyperterm?
I use `teraterm,' which works pretty well out of the box and is
fairly configurable. It's infinitely better than hyperterm, anyway.
A quick google shows a few possible sites to download it from (though
the one I use was installed by someone else).
> For some reason hyperterm, despite my best efforts, refuses to "talk
> unix" re: line feeds and carriage returns, with the annoying
> consequence that my console output cascades across, instead of down
> the screen
I think it's very rare to find a terminal that will interpret linefeeds
in the `unix manner'; really the driver should be inserting the carriage
returns. For normal tty I/O, the tty layer will do it for you, but for
low-level `console' I/O you'll probably have to do it in your serial
I'm beginning to think that life is just one long Yoko Ono album; no rhyme
or reason, just a lot of incoherent shrieks and then it's over. --Ian Wolff
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