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Old 04-25-2006, 02:41 PM   #1
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[REQUEST] C prog || SERIAL PORT reading


i want a simple SERIAL PORT PROGRAM written in C that continuosly polls /dev/ttyS0 (or even send a interrupt and calls a particular C program say XYZ.c when some new data arrives and i should be able to know the data that is received )

can anyone help me in writing this program.

thanking in advance,


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Old 04-25-2006, 03:01 PM   #2
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"Requests" are generally not handled here. If you state your problem and politely ask for help, maybe someone will help you.
Old 04-25-2006, 04:14 PM   #3
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i am sorry if i sounded rude. i didnt mean to. i have actually gone throught the terminos.h and was kinda of confused with all the structures and stuff. i thought if any body has already written a program i could get the code.

sry again
Old 04-26-2006, 12:05 AM   #4
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google results for serial port programming howto
Old 05-03-2006, 09:53 AM   #5
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found the solution

thanks for the help. i was able to find the solutin from the above links


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