This manual page documents briefly the
This program when run through
will use the RFC 2217 extensions to TELNET to implement serial commands over
the TCP connection and interface to a specified serial port.
An optional first parameter is '-i' to enable compatability with Cisco IOS.
The first mandatory parameter is the log level for use in syslog. The next
mandatory parameter is the device node for the serial device, it must be a
fully qualified path. The final mandatory parameter is the file name for the
lock file to be used to prevent multiple instances of
from talking to the serial port at the same time, or to allow sharing a port
between modem and
Here is a configuration line for running it from inetd:
sredir stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd /usr/sbin/sredird 5 /dev/modem /var/lock/LCK..modem
This man page was written by Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org>. May be
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