[lug] Curses mode screens gone FUBAR
hugh at math.byu.edu
Sat Jul 10 12:08:36 MDT 2004
On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 13:49, Bill Thoen wrote:
> I have a text-based system running RH 9.0 and when I tried to run
> netconfig the curses mode screen came up in a nearly unreadable and
> un-navigable state. I could see most of the dialogs, but there were many
> extraneous characters displayed around the screen and either the Tab key
> didn't work or the display wasn't updating, so I couldn't control the
> actions. Had to kill the process and log out.
> Does anyone know how I can fix this?
> - Bill Thoen
I believe this is a problem with the system font. The release notes for
redhat 9 said that the switch to utf-8 and the new system font made a
number of man pages go weird.
Since I don't need foreign language support, I changed the
/etc/sysconfig/i18n file to have the following contents:
and then rebooted so that the changes would take affect.
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