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ttysrv - connect to a serial port and log output

TTYSRV(8) System Manager's Manual TTYSRV(8)

NAME

ttysrv - connect to a serial port and log output

SYNOPSIS

ttysrv [-o option] [-s sock] [-l log] -t tty [-b baud] [-p parity] [-w wordsize] [-i pidfile]

DESCRIPTION

ttysrv is the backend for rconsole. It connects to the serial port, handles the log file and waits for connections from rconsole to view what's happening on the serial console.

OPTIONS

-t tty
Specify which device to connect to.
-s sock
The name of the socket to listen for connections from rconsole on.
-o option
Specify any ttyios options to open the port with. Currently only nolocal is supported.
-l log
The logfile to write to. If not set then no log is kept.
-b baud
Set the baud rate to talk to the port at. Defaults to 9600.
-p parity
Set the parity for the serial port. Defaults to none.
-w wordsize
Set the word size for the serial port. Defaults to 8 bits.
-i pidfile
The file to write the pid of ttysrv to. If not specified no such file is written.

SEE ALSO

rconsole(1), remote-tty(1).

AUTHOR

rtty was written by Paul Vixie <vixie@isc.org>. This manual page was written by Jonathan McDowell <noodles@earth.li> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
May 23, 2006 Debian Sid