[WindyCity-pm] File transfer over serial ports.
jon at jrock.us
Wed Dec 19 14:04:46 PST 2007
On Wed, 2007-12-19 at 13:28 -0800, Richard Reina wrote:
> I am trying to find a way to transfer small files from one linux
> computer to another over serial ports. Does anyone know where I can
> get help writing a perl script that will do this?
Can't you "cat file > /dev/ttyS0" on the sending end and "cat /dev/ttyS0
> file" on the receiving end?* If you're worried about data loss, just
md5 on both sides and manually compare the checksums.
If you insist on perl, this look good:
[*] Incidentally, I was doing VoIP before it was called that many years
ago like "cat /dev/dsp | nc remote.host 1337" and "nc -l -p 1337
> /dev/dsp". Effective and simple :)
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