RS232 support for DOS on 486?
dsh8290 at rit.edu
Thu Jun 7 20:27:30 CEST 2001
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 09:57:29PM +0200, luthi at vaw.baug.pleasedontspamme.ethz.ch wrote:
| I wonder if someone has managed to use the serial port (RS232) with
| Python on a 486 with MS-DOS. I have to use a (old, rugged) 486 for
| data recording of a TEK-Scope and would like to customize the
Does Python even run under MS-DOS?
| I am grateful for any advice
Install an advanced OS, such as Debian ;-), then using the serial port
becomes rather simple. You would only need to use the termios module
to set the properties of the RS232 protocol (7bit, 8bit, parity,
non-partiy, stop bit, etc) then use reguler file IO to read/write to
the serial port (/dev/ttyS0).
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