[Coco] drivewire serial port progress
aawolfe at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 08:07:54 EST 2009
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 7:33 AM, John W. Linville
<linville at tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:00:42PM -0500, John W. Linville wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 08:54:28PM -0500, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
>> > I think I was using the wrong terms searching Google for Windows PTY
>> > support. I found this this: http://com0com.sourceforge.net/
>> > which might solve the lack of PTYs in Windows nicely.
>> Yes, this looks like exactly what is needed for Windows. I stumbled
>> upon that the other day when the question arose, but I didn't put it
>> together then.
>> So it looks like there is a decent solution for all the supported
>> servers! :-)
> BTW, unless you really fancy writing your own, the "telnet to the
> coco serial port" part seems to be readily available now that you
> are using a PTY:
> ser2net is packaged for Fedora (so you don't have to build it). I have
> no idea about other distros, but I imagine that at least Debian has
> it too...
Cool, I figured a solution for that existed somewhere. For now I'm
just talking to the PTY with minicom, but direct network access would
> P.S. I'm pretty sure the "Internet modem" part is available out
> there too, just haven't put a finger on it...
I found commercial programs for this, but nothing open source (yet)..
if you do find something please let me know. It's not a big deal to
write this part in linux, but a solution for the Windows side would be
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