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The problems with this mode are perceptible delays in echoing across long delay
networks and the high volume of network traffic. Nevertheless, we'll see this is the
common default for most implementations today.
We'll see that the way to enter this mode is for the server to have the SUPPRESS
GO AHEAD option enabled. This can be negotiated by having the client send a DO
SUPPRESS GO AHEAD (asking to enable the option at the server), or the server
sending a WILL SUPPRESS GO AHEAD to the client (asking to enable the option
itself). The server normally follows this with a WILL ECHO, asking to do the
3. Line at a time. file:///D|/Documents%20and%20Settings/bigini/Docum...ti/homenet2run/tcpip/tcp-ip-illustrated/telnet.htm (17 of 26) [12/09/2001 14.47.45] Chapter 26. Telnet and Rlogin: Remote Login This is often called "kludge line mode," because its implementation comes from
reading between the lines in RFC 858. This REG states that both the ECHO and
SUPPRESS GO AHEAD options must be in effect to have character-at-a-time input
with remote echo. Kludge line mode takes this to mean that when either of these
options is not enabled, Telnet is in a line-at-a-time mode. In the next section we'll
see an example of how this mode is negotiated, and how it is disabled when a
program that needs to receive every keystroke is run on the server.
We use this term to refer to the real linemode option, defined in RFC 1184 [Borman 1990]. This option is negotiated between the client and server and corrects all
the deficiencies in the kludge line mode. Newer implementations support this
Figure 26.11 shows the default operating mode between various Telnet clients and servers.
The entry "char" means character at a time, "kludge" means the kludge line mode, and
"linemode" means the real RFC 1184 linemode.
SunOS 4.1.3 Solaris 2.2 SVR4 AIX 3.2.2 BSD/386 4.4BSD SunOS 4.1.3 char char char char kludge kludge Solaris 2.2 char char char char kludge kludge SVR4 char char char char kludge kludge AIX...
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