ttysrv(8) connect to a serial port and log output


ttysrv [-o option] [-s sock] [-l log] -t tty [-b baud] [-p parity] [-w wordsize] [-i pidfile]


ttysrv is the backend for rconsole. It connects to the serial port, handles the log file and waits for connections from rconsole to view what's happening on the serial console.


-t tty
Specify which device to connect to.
-s sock
The name of the socket to listen for connections from rconsole on.
-o option
Specify any ttyios options to open the port with. Currently only nolocal is supported.
-l log
The logfile to write to. If not set then no log is kept.
-b baud
Set the baud rate to talk to the port at. Defaults to 9600.
-p parity
Set the parity for the serial port. Defaults to none.
-w wordsize
Set the word size for the serial port. Defaults to 8 bits.
-i pidfile
The file to write the pid of ttysrv to. If not specified no such file is written.


rtty was written by Paul Vixie <[email protected]>. This manual page was written by Jonathan McDowell <[email protected]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).