der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> writes: >>> I have a situation in which it would be useful to run SLIP on a >>> serial console. [...] >> Given how rare the situation is, maybe it's best to do the >> encapsulation/decapsulation in user mode, and feed into SLIP via a >> pty. (I also suspect that the speeds are low, but I know you often >> run older machines.) > > Possibly. I've had remarkably bad luck using TIOCCONS. I'd also > rather not wrap the serial data in IP packets. The speeds are as high > as the machines involved support, which doesn't say all that much. It seems you want to have a console (in the wscons sense) which is *not* associated with a serial port, and then bind that to a logical serial channel on a SLIP instance which is instead bound to a serial port. Maybe that doesn't make sense, but it seems doable to me.
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