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    SubjectRe: How is 8-bit character support enabled for the TTY driver
    On Wed, 8 Dec 1999, Khimenko Victor wrote:

    > Whomever owns the TTY drivers, how do you turn the damn thing on to
    > allow you to display characters above 127?

    #include <termios.h>
    #include <ioctls.h>

    struct termios term;
    ioctl(1, TCGETS, &term);
    term.c_cflag |= CS8;
    ioctl(1, TCSETS, &term);

    The terminal is now 8-bit clean.

    Dick Johnson

    Penguin : Linux version 2.3.13 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
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