serial connections to embedded targets

Raja Saleru iap_sraja at
Mon Aug 25 01:16:22 UTC 2003

Is there any other alternative which supports both serial and ethernet
(TCP/IP) ?

- raja

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Gatliff <bgat at>
To: <chris at>
Cc: <rtems-users at>
Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2003 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: serial connections to embedded targets

> Chris:
> I always use minicom.  Never tried to do it with xterm, in fact.
> b.g.
> Chris Caudle wrote:
> >This is a little sideways to direct RTEMS topics, but does anyone on the
> >list know how to connect an xterm (or similar KDE or Gnome terminal
> >program) directly to a serial port?
> >My embedded targets typically use a serial port for string output, which
> >can view using Hyperterm on Windows, or can view by using cat to output
> >the contents of /dev/ttyS0 in Linux.  On Windows, Hyperterm is
> >bidirectional, so I can send commands back to the embedded target, and I
> >would like to be able to do the same thing from an xterm.  It seems it
> >should be simple, but I can't figure out how to get xterm connected to
> >/dev/ttyS0 instead of to a shell process.
> >
> >thanks,
> >Chris Caudle
> >
> >
> >
> --
> Bill Gatliff
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