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Re: Program to "talk" to serial port?
- From: Reid Thompson <reid dot thompson at ateb dot com>
- To: arnstein at pobox dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 21:22:25 -0400
- Subject: Re: Program to "talk" to serial port?
- References: <200410200109.i9K19hR26865@panix2.panix.com>
David Arnstein wrote:
I need a program that can talk to a serial port on the local computer,
the way Hyperterm does for Microsoft Windows.
I would like this program to present its user interface in an xterm.
If that is not possible, perhaps a program that is itself an X11
client would do.
I was able to compile "minicom" under cygwin. However, when minicom
launches, it tries to access /dev/ttyS1, which is not provided by
Would someone suggest a program that is suitable, or a program that
might be portable to cygwin. I am willing to do a bit of work on
Thanks for any suggestions!
mincom will work -- you need to configure it to use the proper ttySx,,
i.e. if you are using com1, configure minicom to use /dev/ttyS0
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