Uploading a file via serial port?

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Jan 19 19:19:27 EST 2005


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Control-D would be numToChar(4).

1 = Ctrl-A, 2 = Ctrl-B, etc.


On Jan 19, 2005, at 7:14 PM, Glen Bojsza wrote:

> The machine that has the file I want to upload is on windows XP and
> the machine I want to receive the file is a solaris box.
>
> Currently the serial stack works for reading and writing commands to
> the solaris box.
>
> I have asked before but without success... is there a way to send a
> ctrl-d through the conection? If so then I could just write the file
> line by line (they ae small) through the cat command but I need to be
> able to send a ctrl-d to close the file.
>
>
>
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 19:04:32 -0500, Frank D. Engel, Jr.
> <fde101 at fjrhome.net> wrote:
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>> You can't use USB to network two computers without additional 
>> adapters,
>> etc.
>> You *can* do that with FireWire (IEEE 1394, or whatever the spec is --
>> DVLink, etc.), however.
>>
>> Is at least one of the computers running a UNIX-type system?  If so,
>> you might rig the serial port with a getty program (terminal 
>> requester)
>> so that you can use a Terminal emulator on the other computer to log 
>> in
>> to that one; then use XModem or ZModem, or whatever protocol the
>> terminal emulator supports, to transfer the file(s).  If both 
>> computers
>> are running Windows, you might consider using the "Direct Cable
>> Connection" facility provided with Windows.
>>
>> On Jan 19, 2005, at 6:46 PM, Paul Salyers wrote:
>>
>>> At 05:37 PM 1/19/2005, you wrote:
>>>> I was wondering if anyone has experience in moving files between two
>>>> systems that are connected via serial ports.
>>>>
>>>> I have used Sarah's serial test stack (which works perfectly!) in
>>>> communicating between the two machines but now I want to be able to
>>>> upload a file from one machine to the other.
>>>>
>>>> Does anyone have some tips or ideas I can persue?
>>>>
>>>> regards,
>>>>
>>>> Glen
>>>
>>>
>>> Never did that, but you might want consider a pocket drive it will
>>> need a USB port on each computer, there may and should be a cable to
>>> connect 2 computers via USB port, don't know 4 sure.
>>>
>>> Paul Salyers
>>> PS1 - Senior Rep.
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>> Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
>>
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>> $ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
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>> Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
>> everlasting life.
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Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at fjrhome.net>

$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten 
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have 
everlasting life.
$
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