Re: cat, cp operations for tty driver (like for char one)

From: Mockern
Date: Fri Feb 16 2007 - 08:56:28 EST

Thanx for your respond.

Does it mean I have to change nothing in my tty driver (based on serial_core.c) to use: cat and cp? No "nonstandard " special functions to implement?

>On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Mockern wrote:
>> I have a question about linux tty driver
>> how to support cp, cat operations in tty driver (like tiny_tty)?
>> (e.g. echo "hello tty" > /dev/ttyS3, cat < ttyS10 etc)
>> There a lot of examples with char drivers, but I could not find it for tty Linux driver.
>It works out of the box. Just keep hardware flow-control turned off
>if there are no receivers connected to the output port. Also, you need
>to set up the port's baud-rate and (usually) to make it transparent to
>control characters (man tc-get/set-attr).
>Dick Johnson
>Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5592.61 BogoMips).
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