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Re: SLIP coexisting with serial data?

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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