Serial Port Logging

Foo Ji-Haw jhfoo at
Wed Jan 4 22:12:36 PST 2006

Why don't you write a little Perl daemon to read from the port (easy since
fbsd reads a port like a file), then dump it to the file? That way you have
more control.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <jhall at>
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 10:16 AM
Subject: Serial Port Logging

> Ladies and Gentlemen,
> The organization I work for has a need to log information from the phone
> system.  The phone system has a serial port output.
> Since I already have a FreeBSD server in place at this location, I was
> wondering if it is possible to send the information from the phone system,
> to the FreeBSD server, have the information saved via the serial port?
> I'm thinking something like cu -l /dev/cuua0 >> outputfile.txt
> Thanks,
> Jay
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