[nSLUG] Linux, HDLC and a traffic variable message sign

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Wed Jul 26 23:37:19 ADT 2006


On Tue, 2006-25-07 at 08:59 -0300, Scott Syms wrote:

> My first inclination was to attempt a synchonous PPP connection, but
> nada. 

Are you sure it uses ppp at all? Serial connections are often just
straight serial. Try talking to the device with a serial terminal such
as minicom.

If the device does use ppp try the following:

pppd /dev/ttyS0

or whatever you serial device is. man pppd for other options like speed
flow control and such.

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sg





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