[CentOS] Terminal emulation scripting

Amos Shapira amos.shapira at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 00:31:23 UTC 2008


I'm not near a computer to dig this but there should be a way to tell
unix telnet to change the chars it sends for enter, read telnet(1).

Hope this helps.

--Amos

On 11/15/08, Frank M. Ramaekers <FRamaekers at ailife.com> wrote:
> Okay, here are some things I found out.
>
> 1)	Linux telnet is sending a 0x0a for the enter key
> 2)	Windows putty program is sending a 0x0d for the enter key
> 3)	Windows telnet is sending a 0x0d0a for the enter key
> 4)	The device (don't ask) I'm working with doesn't like the Linux
> telnet
>
> I've tried coding the expect with 0x0d:
>
> expect ">"
> send "m2"
> send "\x0d"
>
> But, this doesn't seem to work.
>
> I'm starting to run out of ideas.
>
>
> Frank M. Ramaekers Jr.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Max Hetrick
> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 2:59 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Terminal emulation scripting
>
> Frank M. Ramaekers wrote:
>> I need to write a script that will contact a remote system using
> TELNET
>> with VT52/1xx/2xx/320 and perform some operations.  I am familiar with
>> TELNET but it appears that it won't work for my purposes.
>
> Check out expect. I had to do this with some data radios as of late, and
>
> it worked out pretty well.
>
> <http://linux.die.net/man/1/expect>
>
> Regards,
> Max
>
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