How to write a modem port monitor program in unix?

How to write a modem port monitor program in unix?

Post by Weiguo Zha » Sat, 02 Apr 1994 00:49:14

Hello, everyone:

Could you give me some ideas about how to write a port monitor program in unix?
especially how to connect it to the sac process (Service Access Controller).

I tried my own way, but looks like not working well.

If your guys have sample code about this, I really would like to have a look.

The system I use is System V rev4.2.

Any suggestion and ideas is welcom.

Weiguo Zhang


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