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LNPD

LNPD

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: January 16, 2005
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NAME

lnpd - a LinuX Interface to the BrickOS Networking Protocol  

SYNOPSIS

lnpd [-emseconds] [-f] [-l] [-mnumber] [-n] [-pport] [-r] [-ttty_device] [-vlevel]

 

DESCRIPTION

lnpd is a LinuX daemon that allows multiple clients to connect to a LEGO RCX running Markus L. Noga's famous BrickOS (formerly legOS) operating system and exchange messages using the LNP protocol.

 

OPTIONS

A summary of options understood by lnpd
-d
Don't go into background

-e|--extrawait={mseconds}
Extra wait time for lnp
-f|--fast
Run LNP at 4800 baud
-l|--log[=filename]
Enable logging to syslog or file
NOTE: filename of '-' means to log to stdout.
-m|--maxclients={number}
Set max number of lnpd clients (default 16).
-n|--nolock
Do not manage tty lockfiles.
-p|--port={TCP_Port}
Daemon should listen on port {TCP_Port}. Default is port 7776.
-r|--realtime
Run daemon in realtime mode.
-t|--tty={tty_device}
Use {tty_device}. Defaults to /dev/ttyS0.
-v|--verbosity={level}
Enable enhanced logging. Valid levels are: d, l, i, a, and c.
-h
Show similar help text at command-line.
-u
Show short usage message.
-V|--version
Display lnpd version


Mandatory or option arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

 

FILES

/dev/ttyS0
The default device for lnpd. (Also See -t: in OPTIONS, above).
/usr/share/doc/lnpd/examples/lnptest.c
sample BrickOS code to be built and downloaded to your RCX. This code allows you to quickly ascertain that the lnpd daemon is working with your RCX and lnpd installation.
/bin/lnptest
a simple test program which uses lnpd to communicate with the lnptest program downloaded into your RCX for testing with this program.

 

SEE ALSO

You'll find additional documentation in /usr/share/doc/lnpd (on Debian GNU/Linux systems)

 

AUTHOR

lnpd was written by Martin Cornelius <Martin.Cornelius@t-online.de> This man page was written by Stephen Moraco <stephen@users.sourceforge.net>


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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