Virtual UART

Thomas Doerfler Thomas.Doerfler at
Tue Oct 12 19:32:32 UTC 2021


would a pseudotty do the job? See



Am 12.10.21 um 20:43 schrieb Morgan, Keith S:
> We have need to use an existing 3rd-party library that only knows how to talk to a UART.
> Rather than try to modify the library to talk to another communication device, we would like to explore the option of creating a “virtual” software-based termios UART that implements the open,read,write,close,ioctl calls to the UART and translates those calls to the other communication device.
> We found the following documentation, but it seems to be specific to console drivers:
> Can anyone point us to documentation on how to do this for a generic non-console UART?
> Also, are there any examples out there you could point us to where someone has created a similar virtual UART for RTEMS?
> Thanks.
> -Keith
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> Keith Shearl Morgan
> ISR-3, Space Data Systems
> Los Alamos National Laboratory
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