Hi David,
on /dev/ttyS2 I have a modem.

I added ssl2=tty:/dev/ttyS2 ... but I ended up NOT with a character block device in the virtual machine.
It gave me something that looked like a standard file, named /dev/ttyS2, on which "setserial" failed with :
    "Inappropriate ioctl for device"

Not sure u got what I want to achieve. I want the virtual machine to be able to use the modem.

thanks in advance,
Guido


On 01/02/2010 20:43, David Francisco Rodriguez Perez wrote:
Guido

I am using as part of the command line command line:
ssl2=tty:/dev/ttyS0

and I am giving ttyS0 on the host permission to be read-write by others so that the UML can open it.
Also on inittab I have the line:
ttyS2::respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyS2 9600 vt100

and it works fine.

David





On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Guido Serra <guido.serra@vodafone.com> wrote:
Hi All,
is it possible to access an external character block from the User Mode
Linux instance?
I'd like to have multiple serial lines (each with a GSM modem) allocated
to a specific UML host.

regards,
Guido Serra

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