cons25 still used for TERM
TERM is still being set to
cons25 in /etc/ttys for the shell. This is a problem for some things, like the
ee editor. The value should be
#4 Updated by Warren Block over 4 years ago
That's just what I said, several years back. The console is the same, but /etc/ttys changed in FreeBSD in 2009. The first link explains the reasoning:
The problem is not with a serial terminal, but that the actual FreeNAS console does not work correctly with TERM set to cons25 (the current default). This can be demonstrated with the ee editor, where the status bar that is supposed to be at the bottom of the screen overwrites the text, or even by running `less /etc/rc.conf` and pressing the Page Down and Page Up keys.
At the very least, we could set TERM=xterm in the shell startup.