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Old 11-16-2001, 01:50 PM   #1
CPUNeck
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Question I/O from serial port


I'm trying to figure out how I can set up a Linux box to listen on the serial port for raw output from my PBX. I was suppose to purcase a serial dot matrix printer that would print out a line each time a call was placed. Should I not be able to configure linux to listen on the serial port and populate a file? TIA
 
Old 11-16-2001, 09:22 PM   #2
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I did something like this years ago, capturing phone records to a Sun box instead of a printer. I can't remember how exactly I did it, nor can I find the script that did the capturing. I do know that it is possible and I think I used stty and regular shell commands to redirect the input to a file. A simple c program would also do the job.
 
Old 11-20-2001, 10:22 AM   #3
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Post Thanks, still need help

crabboy, unfortunately I have no idea even what C is. I'm guessing it's a language. Maybe someone has alittle more detail. (ok maybe a lot
 
  


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