[CentOS] TCP port to TTY/Serial Port?

Fri Dec 20 17:26:43 UTC 2013
Blanche Klassen <blancheklassen22 at gmail.com>

It is good.

On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 11:16 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Joseph Spenner <joseph85750 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Mogens:
> >   Thanks for reply!
> >   Here's the actual scenario:
> >
> > I have a system running an application which wants to get its data from
> a physical serial port.   My goal is to provide this data from a network
> connection, and ~trick~ the application into thinking it's still getting it
> from the serial port.  Technically it is still on the serial port, but the
> data is arriving via TCP.
> > So, it's all on the same machine.   The idea would be for the machine to
> run an application, pointed at the serial port.  My netcat would receive
> the data being pushed to it on a TCP port, and redirect it to the serial
> port.
> Do you need a real serial port involved at all?   It sounds like what
> you really want is a linux device that looks like a tty in terms of
> accepting ioctl's from a program that thinks it is a serial port, but
> actually accepts a tcp connection.    I suppose you could rig a
> loopback cable and actually have a separate program writing to the
> serial port with the loopback returning it to your listening
> application.
> --
>    Les Mikesell
>      lesmikesell at gmail.com
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