stty speed 2400 -hup cs8 -parenb -clocal -f /dev/ttyd0 cat dload.txt > /dev/ttyd0
also the scanner must assert DTR when it's turned on. Ted ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bryan" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <email@example.com> Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 12:53 PM Subject: Serial Communication > I have an old TCL/TK Script That I wrote several years ago that sends > data out of a serial port into a Radio Shack Pro-64 scanner. The program > basically programs the scanner with frequencies to listen to. > > I cant figure out how to make it work in FreeBSD. The port must be > configured as follows > > COM1: 2400, 8, N, 1 > > The actual snippet of code that writes out to the port looks like this: > > cat dload.txt > /dev/prd64 > > where /dev/pro64 was a device (com port configured as above)I had > created (somehow) for the linux box I had at the time. > > The handbook reading did not provide enough detail for me to get the > port configured and working. The port does not need anything to be > recognized coming in since the operation is outbound only. Software or > scanner cannot read the port anyway. > > Can anyone give me a primer or some help to get going? > > Thank You. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"