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^P Not working on AIX.

I'm working on an AIX box, and I generall prefer emacs command line editing in ksh. Most control-commands are working, except not control-P (Recall previous command).

ksh
set - o emacs
^p

Does not result in the expected outcome.

does anyone know why this might be?
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