>I'm looking for an easy way to log the activity of my modem, i.e. to
>monitor when it's online/offline. Is there a simple way to do this?
>Unfortunately I don't too much about programming, just the basics of
>If you should know an answer how to this, something to read, or a
>program that does this job for me, please email it to me:
I have a program to do this on my AT&T 3b1. The 3b1 has a 'status' line
across the top of the screen which displayed the time and date as well
several system conditions. The 'tty monitor' displayed the name of any
active port, the login name and the current process running on the port.
In order to port it Linux, I first want to have a status line. This would
require a revision of the kernel console driver. I have been waiting for
Linus to break the console out as separate module. I think that screen
splitting ability of the VGA hardware could be used for the active screen
in one partition and the status line in another.
One other porting problem is that the 'tty monitor' to Linux is that it
used an 'struct nlist'. This isn't available on Linux but the same
information can be obtained from /proc 'files'.
If someone has some suggestions about how to revise the console code in the
kernel without completely killing my system, please help. Rather, HELP!!!
Vernon C. Hoxie scicom!zebra!vern
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Unix is what MSDOS will be when it grows up.