Serial port programming mpc860

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Mon Mar 5 17:25:52 UTC 2001

> Kirk Bateman wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Is there any example c code for sending / receiving through serial ports on
> the mpc860 rtems bsps, I just want to check I'm doing something correctly ?

The termios test is an example of termios programming.

> Do I have to use termios for controlling the serial port ?? and is that the
> most RTEMS compliant way of doing it ?

Not only RTEMS but POSIX. :)  It makes your code a LOT more portable.

> Kirk
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