LDATTACHSection: Linux Programmer's Manual (8)
Updated: 14 January 2008
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NAMEldattach - attach a line discipline to a serial line
SYNOPSISldattach [-dhV78neo12] [-s speed] ldisc device
DESCRIPTIONThe ldattach daemon opens the specified device file (which should refer to a serial device) and attaches the line discipline ldisc to it for processing of the sent and/or received data. It then goes into the background keeping the device open so that the line discipline stays loaded.
The line discipline ldisc may be specified either by name or by number.
In order to detach the line discipline, kill(1) the ldattach process.
LINE DISCIPLINESDepending on the kernel release, the following line disciplines are supported:
- The default line discipline, providing transparent operation (raw mode) as well as the habitual terminal line editing capabilities (cooked mode).
- Serial Line IP (SLIP) protocol processor for transmitting TCP/IP packets over serial lines.
- Device driver for RS232 connected pointing devices (serial mice).
- Point to Point Protocol (PPP) processor for transmitting network packets over serial lines.
- Line driver for transmitting X.25 packets over asynchronous serial lines.
- Driver for Simatic R3964 module.
- Linux IrDa (infrared data transmission) driver - see http://irda.sourceforge.net/
- Synchronous HDLC driver.
- Synchronous PPP driver.
- Bluetooth HCI UART driver.
- Driver for Siemens Gigaset M101 serial DECT adapter.
- Driver for serial line Pulse Per Second (PPS) source.
- -d | --debug
- Causes ldattach to stay in the foreground so that it can be interrupted or debugged, and to print verbose messages about its progress to the standard error output.
- -h | --help
- Prints a usage message and exits.
- -V | --version
- Prints the program version.
- -s value | --speed value
- Set the speed of the serial line to the specified value.
- -7 | --sevenbits
- Sets the character size of the serial line to 7 bits.
- -8 | --eightbits
- Sets the character size of the serial line to 8 bits.
- -n | --noparity
- Sets the parity of the serial line to none.
- -e | --evenparity
- Sets the parity of the serial line to even.
- -o | --oddparity
- Sets the parity of the serial line to odd.
- -1 | --onestopbit
- Sets the number of stop bits of the serial line to one.
- -2 | --twostopbits
- Sets the number of stop bits of the serial line to two.
SEE ALSOinputattach(1), ttys(4)
Tilman Schmidt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
AVAILABILITYThe ldattach command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.
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