COM Port Question

Brian Ford
Fri Jul 16 13:49:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Tester Field wrote:

> Hi,
> I have installed Cygwin on a Dell PC with windows
> 2000, and I am trying to sent AT command to an
> external modem attached on COM1.
> My questions are:
> 1) What do I need to do for cygwin to recognize COM1?

Nothing :-).

> 2) Is there a utility provided for the purposes.

Not sure.
> My ultimate goal is to send SMS message using Kannel
> and a GSM modem. I understand this is not the right
> place of Kannel questions, however I will like to ask
> for help on Cygwin recognizing COM1 port.
> I appreciate any assistance that you might provide.
> Also, I have searched google without success. If any
> document that provides assistance, please provide me a
> link. Again, I appreciate any assistance you might
> provide.
Did you look here?

Brian Ford
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
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