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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?
[SNIPPED]

#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.

Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.3.13 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.


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