FreeBSD6.2 What is the easiest Way to Capture RS-232 Serial
martin at dc.cis.okstate.edu
Thu Feb 14 19:01:51 UTC 2008
Warren Block writes:
> Depending on the switch, you may find that the /usr/ports/comms utilities
> atslog or cdr_read will do the work for you.
Derek Ragona writes:
>You still need to handle when the cord is unplugged, or put the server in a
>secure location away from other people.
>If you want the program to be more capable of staying running you can have
>the program fork a child and if the child dies, fork a new child. This is
>the method used for many running services. Just be sure if the child dies
>the log file is closed and that same file is opened by the new child.
Excellent ideas from both! Thank you.
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