Keyboard works fine for local xterm but not remote

David Hogg
Wed Jan 22 12:48:00 GMT 2003

Help (Please)!
I’ve a very strange problem with Cygwin/Xfree86

If I launch a local xterm (from cywin using Bash) my Uk keyboard works
If I SSH (using Putty) into a AIX4.3.3 host and run xterm or aixterm,
the keyboard seems to be dead apart from some control keys.
I tried ‘stty sane ^J’ which produces no response until the Ctrl+J,
which just returns the next CMD line prompt.
Ctrl+D will happily close the terminal.
Using GUI programs with text input fields on the same host, work OK.
The launching ssh session only returns the following error

xterm:  unable to open font
"-*-ergonomic-medium-r-*-iso9241-20-*-*-*-c-*-iso8859-*", trying
Any ideas?
Dave Hogg (Build Manager)
Global Freight Exchange  ( )
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