> According to the README file in the linux directory of the TN5250 distro,
> you compile/install the 5250.terminfo file by typing:
>       cd /path/to/tn5250-0.16.5/linux
>       tic 5250.terminfo
> How do you install it onto a Trinux floppy?  That I don't know.  If
> you can't simply run tic, maybe you can just copy the
> /usr/share/terminfo/5/5250 file from your Slackware box to the Trinux
> disk?  Or perhaps you need to do:
>      tic -o /mnt/floppy/whatever/terminfo 5250.terminfo

> remember that after you've done that, you still need to set your TERM env
> variable to be 5250 in order for it to have any effect.

There are no tic command in Trinux and no terminfo directory on Floppy. I've 
pasted the 5250.tcap file to my /etc/termcap file on Trinux, then I made a 
copy of /usr/share/terminfo/5/5250 from Mandrake to Trinux. I've exported the 
terminal definitions with export TERM=5250 on Trinux. The "set" command tells 
me that I'm using TERM=5250, but no success.

> I've put up a web page where you can download a tarball that I used to
> create my TN5250/PicoBSD floppies.   In the tarball is a README file that
> explains how to use it, and also has links to more info about PicoBSD.
> You can find the web page here:
> http://www.scottklement.com/picobsd/

Thanks for the link. Why do I need a "PC running FreeBSD 4.x"? Is that only to 
build the floppy? Is tn5250 lauched straight from floppy or does it run on 
the FreeBSD 4.x PC?

The main problem with your solution is that I have no idea how that FreeBSD 
works at all. 

> Good luck.

Thanks. I think I'll post a message to the Trinux list as it seems to be liked 
to that distro.

Thanks again.


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