An alternative to seven-bit ISO 646 national variant code sets is one of the
eight-bit code sets that are rich in the necessary characters.
There are many
eight-bit terminals available, of which many use the ISO 8859-1 code set.
This is the recommended code set for use with the
Language Supplement. A full description of
this code set can be found in the tables at the end of this section.
Among the terminals that work with the Language
Supplement are the following:
DEC® VT100 (and all compatible terminals)
All terminals using the ISO 8859-1 code set, for which a terminfo
When using eight-bit terminals it is important that the stty settings
are correct, that is, no parity and using all eight bits.
Use the _8bit series in /etc/ttydefs, which
specifies that the istrip is turned off, thus
stripping off the highest bit (for example, if you
want to operate at 9600 baud, set the rate for
Building code set, keyboard, and font maps
Changing a serial line VT100 terminfo setting
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