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Old 08-19-2009
First a moderative hint: you should open a separate thread for different problems, as this will it make easier to search for a specific problem for the future user with a similar (or even the same) problem. Thanks for your consideration.

From what you describe your terminal type is definitely at fault. Either your putty is not configured to act like a vt100 terminal (don't know putty all too well, being blessed with a Unix system to work on) or your termcap database entries for the vt100 are crap. As you said the system is a freshly installed AIX system i suppose the former to be the case.

To make sure the usual terminal definitions are correctly installed issue the following command. Output should be more or less the same as mine (taken from an AIX 5.3 system at ML 09):

Code:
# lslpp -l | grep -i term 
  X11.apps.aixterm           5.3.8.0  COMMITTED  AIXwindows aixterm Application
  X11.apps.xterm             5.3.9.0  COMMITTED  AIXwindows xterm Application
  X11.msg.en_US.apps.aixterm
                             5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  AIXwindows aixterm Messages -
  bos.terminfo.rte           5.3.7.0  COMMITTED  Run-time Environment for AIX
                                                 Terminals 
  devices.vdevice.hvterm-protocol.rte
                            5.3.0.50  COMMITTED  Virtual Terminal Physical
  devices.vdevice.hvterm1.rte
                             5.3.9.0  COMMITTED  Virtual Terminal Devices
                             5.3.9.0  COMMITTED  Virtual Terminal Devices
  devices.vdevice.hvterm1.rte
                             5.3.9.0  COMMITTED  Virtual Terminal Devices
                            5.3.0.50  COMMITTED  Virtual Terminal Devices 
  bos.terminfo.ansi.data     5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  Amer National Stds Institute
                                                 Terminal Defs
  bos.terminfo.com.data      5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  Common Terminal Definitions
  bos.terminfo.dec.data      5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  Digital Equipment Corp.
                                                 Terminal Definitions
  bos.terminfo.ibm.data      5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  IBM Terminal Definitions
  bos.terminfo.pc.data       5.3.9.0  COMMITTED  Personal Computer Terminal
  bos.terminfo.print.data    5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  Generic Line Printer Terminal
  bos.terminfo.televideo.data
                             5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  Televideo Terminal Definitions
  bos.terminfo.wyse.data     5.3.0.0  COMMITTED  Wyse Terminal Definitions

I hope this helps.

bakunin

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