opening a serial port at a given baudrate. How?

Paul Boddie paulb at
Mon Apr 10 08:28:22 EDT 2000

Jim Richardson wrote:


> I have been using open('/dev/ttyS0','r+')
> but need to control baud rate. fcntl.ioctl() will do this?
>  I can't seem to find (on machine, haven't checked on-line yet
> how to do this, but thanks for the pointer! Knowing where to look is at
> least half the battle.

Try the Linux Documentation Project at - the
Serial-HOWTO is probably what you want. You may have this document somewhere in
/usr/doc, depending on your Linux distribution.


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