Uploading a file via serial port?

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Jan 19 19:04:32 EST 2005


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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
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