t> Not to kick a dead whale down the beach (I've seen this answer
t> about a dozen times so far), but this doesn't work.
It works in bash. If you had a hard drive failure, you probably
weren't using bash... in a strict sh setting, you do
TERM=console;export TERM .
It works (unless you're using a csh derivative). I change the
termtype and console all the time.
-- Alan Shutko <firstname.lastname@example.org> - The Few, the Proud, the Remaining. Oxymoron: Near miss.