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Re: Serial Terminal
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Serial Terminal
- From: "William C. Allen" <allenwc_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 12:37:40 -0700
William C. Allen <allenwc_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com> wrote:
What utility in openBSD will allow me to connect to a serial device
Also kermit(1) from the ports.
and emulate a VT100 for keys and paging?
I guess that means that you aren't already working from a
That is correct. My old DOS terminal (8086, 640K ram, 720K floppy)
passed away last week. I wanted to use openBSD for analysis anyway so
this is as good a time as any . . .
Depending on what platform you're on,
the native OpenBSD console emulates a (superset of a) VT100.
Otherwise: xterm(1) or screen(1) from the ports.
(Serial) communications and terminal emulation or entirely different
functions. Looking for them in the same program is a clear sign
I was a PC user until June 15, 2000!
So, if I use cu to connect to my serial device, what port do I use? I
tried cua01 but cu says: "no matching port", I tried ttys1 and tty01,
same thing. I've run out of ideas.
Later . . . WebBug
-I don't have 8 arms, I just wish I did-
William C Allen, BLS