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[aprssig] digi_ned Kiss Linux

Ray Wells vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Sun Feb 18 20:05:57 UTC 2007

Bill Vodall WA7NWP wrote:

> Does anybody here have digi_ned on Linux running directly to a serial
> port (KISS) without the AX25 stack?
> Thanks,
> Bill
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Hi Bill,

AFAIK you have to use the kernel interface. I seem to recall Henk 
talking about the modular nature of Linux in this regard (so no need to 
reinvent the wheel).

This from the User's Manual .... In LINUX, DIGI_NED users the kernel 
interface; anything connected to this should work.

The advantage, of course, of using the kernel interface is that should 
you add other applications, they can share the same TNC's, modems, etc. 
Another advantage is that pipes (psuedo-tty ports) can be set up to 
permit different applications on the same machine to talk with each 
other without the need for real tty ports.

If you're concerned about compiling ax25 apps, tools and libs, Bernard, 
F6BVP, has a step-by-step HOWTO. He even has pre-compiled versions. Take 
a look here http://rose.fpac.free.fr/MINI-HOWTO/

Ray vk2tv

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