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Old 05-07-2003, 12:48 PM   #1
Avian00
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Capture Raw data from modem (ttyLT0)


I am attempting to capture the raw data from a fax that is received by ttyLT0 on my Redhat 8 machine. I am using the command

#> cat /dev/ttyLT0 >~/modemOutput

In theory this should work. However, catting (or tailing) the tty port causes it to become locked and therefore it will not answer or receive the fax while I am catting (or tailing) the file. Does anybody know either:

1. Where RedHat 8 happens to place the lock file for ttyLT0 so that I can just go and kill it.

or

B. A better way of capuring the raw data from an incoming fax transmission.

Any help would be appreciated on this one! Thanks!
 
Old 05-07-2003, 01:45 PM   #2
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ttysnoop?
http://freshmeat.net/projects/ttysnoop/?topic_id=862
 
  


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