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Log Serial Port Data to a Specified Logfile

Eventually I plan to add more features, like logging to syslog, so I can get timestamps, which Multitech doesn't currently support on their routers. No warranty, and use at your own risk! (Seems to work fine in my environment, though) You could also port this to a win32 environment too.



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Dial-up and Broadband  
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Don't use internal Modems  
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winmodem: Tech Words the Day  
- A traditional hardware modem really is two major parts: the modulator/demodulator (hence 'modem') which translates the buzzes and hisses to bits and vice versa, and the 'personality': the hardware and software that lets you type AT commands, does error checking and all the rest. -

POTS  
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Device::SerialPort on Redhat 8  
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Kermit 95 2.1.3   2011/03/31 TonyLawrence
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Log Serial Port Data to a Specified Logfile   2013/03/29 TonyLawrence
- I wrote this script to capture log data from our T1 routers for debugging purposes. -

RS232 Wiring Diagrams  
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PPP and DNS Configuration  
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Setting up High Speed Modems  
- This is about configuring modems on SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)Where do I get zmodem?   2013/08/13 TonyLawrence
- zmodem is an old file transfer protocol. This is an old article about SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)Why can't I get my dialin modem to work above 9600 baud?  
- (SCO Unix) Because you need the modem speed in /etc/inittab to match the DTE rate that the modem is set for. -

(SCO Unix)Will a Winmodem work?  
- This is an old article about Winmodem usage on SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)What special considerations are there regarding my Telebit modem?  
- (SCO Unix) This is an old article about Telebit modems and is only left here for historical purposes. -

(SCO Unix)How do I get better UUCP throughput?  
- This is an old article about UUCP throughput on SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. -

modem doesn't answer -->Re cu and uucp  
- A modem that doesn't answer at all may not have any getty running on it to assert DTR. If you don't see DTR, it isn't going to answer -

Unhappy Modems  
- This is an extremely old article about using RS232 modems for Internet access and is only left here for historical purposes. -

 
 











 
 















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