stty crtscts < /dev/ttyS1

DeRobertis derobert at
Sat Apr 8 14:05:56 EST 2000

At 8:35 PM -0400 on 4/7/00, Giuliano Pochini wrote:

>What is connected to the serial port ?  When I enable RTS/CTS on ttyS1
>and there is my Epson 740 attached, the whole system freezed.

Same thing attached.

>I don't
>know why this happen exactly. It seems that the printer changes continuosly
>with very high frequency  the state of CTS, which cause the serial driver
>to loop indefinitely.

Ouch! Broken hardware... how can I document this is happening, so that
I can demand an answer from Epson?

Or maybe I should just hack the serial driver to ignore this. And WTF
is the serial driver doing looking at CTS on a port with no data?!

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