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ncpd(8) 						  System administration commands						   ncpd(8)

NAME
ncpd - Daemon which handles the serial link to a Psion SYNOPSIS
ncpd [-V] [-h] [-v log-class] [-d] [-e] [-p [host:]port] [-s device] [-b baud-rate] [long-options] DESCRIPTION
ncpd is the daemon which handles the serial link to your Psion. It listens at port 7501 for local connections and provides basic PLP/NCP services for plpfuse and plpftp and other front-ends. It auto-connects to the psion, even after unplugging/switching off therefore it can run all the time if you can dedicate a serial device to it. OPTIONS
-V, --version Display the version and exit -h, --help Display a short help text and exit. -e, --autoexit Exit automatically if the device is disconnected. Furthermore, use the current tty as I/O device. This option is intended for start- ing ncpd on demand using mgetty's auto-detect function. (A patch for mgetty is needed for that). -v, --verbose=log-class Increase the logging level of the program. the possible values for log-class are: nl Set NCP debug level to LOG nd Set NCP debug level to DEBUG ll Set Link debug level to LOG ld Set Link debug level to DEBUG pl Set Packet debug level to LOG pd Set Packet debug level to DEBUG ph Set Packet debug level to HANDSHAKE m Set overall debug level to verbose all Turn on all the above logging on. -d, --dontfork Do not background the daemon. -p, --port=[host:]port Specify the port to listen on - by default the value for the host is 127.0.0.1 and the value for the port is looked up in /etc/ser- vices using the key psion/tcp. If it is not found there, a default value of 7501 is used. -s, --serial=device Specify the serial device to use to connect to the Psion - this defaults to /dev/ttyS0 -b, --baudrate=baud-rate Specify the baud rate to use for the serial connection. If the word auto is specified, ncpd cycles through baud-rates of 115200, 57600, 38400, 19200 and 9600 baud. Default setting is auto. SEE ALSO
plpfuse(8), plpprintd(8), plpftp(1), sisinstall(1) AUTHOR
Fritz Elfert Heavily based on p3nfsd by Rudolf Koenig (rfkoenig@immd4.informatik.uni-erlangen.de) and plp_1_7 by Philip Proudman (phil@proud- man51.freeserve.co.uk) Patches from Matt Gumbley (matt@gumbley.demon.co.uk) Man page by John Lines (john+plpman@paladin.demon.co.uk) plptools 1.0.9 2008/03/13 ncpd(8)

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syncinit(1M)						  System Administration Commands					      syncinit(1M)

NAME
syncinit - set serial line interface operating parameters SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/syncinit device [ [baud_rate] | [keyword=value,...] | [single-word option]] DESCRIPTION
The syncinit utility allows the user to modify some of the hardware operating modes common to synchronous serial lines. This can be useful in troubleshooting a link, or necessary to the operation of a communications package. If run without options, syncinit reports the options as presently set on the port. If options are specified, the new settings are reported after they have been made. OPTIONS
Options to syncinit normally take the form of a keyword, followed by an equal sign and a value. The exception is that a baud rate may be specified as a decimal integer by itself. Keywords must begin with the value shown in the options table, but may contain additional letters up to the equal sign. For example, loop= and loopback= are equivalent. The following options are supported: Keyword Value Effect loop yes Set the port to operate in internal loopback mode. The receiver is elec- trically disconnected from the DCE receive data input and tied to the outgoing transmit data line. Transmit data is available to the DCE. The Dig- ital Phase-Locked Loop (DPLL) may not be used as a clock source in this mode. If no other clocking options have been specified, perform the equivalent of txc=baud and rxc=baud. no Disable internal loopback mode. If no other clocking options have been spec- ified, perform the equivalent of txc=txc and rxc=rxc. echo yes Set the port to operate in auto-echo mode. The transmit data output is electrically disconnected from the transmitter and tied to the receive data input. Incoming receive data is still visible. Use of this mode in combination with local loopback mode has no value, and should be rejected by the device driver. The auto-echo mode is useful to make a system become the endpoint of a remote loopback test. no Disable auto-echo mode. nrzi yes Set the port to operate with NRZI data encoding. no Set the port to operate with NRZ data encoding. txc txc Transmit clock source will be the TxC signal (pin 15). rxc Transmit clock source will be the RxC signal (pin 17). baud Transmit clock source will be the internal baud rate generator. pll Transmit clock source will be the out- put of the DPLL circuit. rxc rxc Receive clock source will be the RxC signal (pin 17). txc Receive clock source will be the TxC signal (pin 15). baud Receive clock source will be the internal baud rate generator. pll Receive clock source will be the out- put of the DPLL circuit. speed integer Set the baud rate to integer bits per second. There are also several single-word options that set one or more paramaters at a time: Keyword Equivalent to Options: external txc=txc rxc=rxc loop=no sender txc=baud rxc=rxc loop=no internal txc=pll rxc=pll loop=no stop speed=0 EXAMPLES
Example 1: Using syncinit The following command sets the first CPU port to loop internally, using internal clocking and operating at 38400 baud: example# syncinit zsh0 38400 loop=yes device: /dev/zsh ppa: 0 speed=38400, loopback=yes, echo=no, nrzi=no, txc=baud, rxc=baud The following command sets the same port's clocking, local loopback and baud rate settings to their default values: example# syncinit zsh0 stop loop=no device: /dev/zsh ppa: 0 speed=0, loopback=no, echo=no, nrzi=no, txc=txc, rxc=rxc ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
syncloop(1M), syncstat(1M), intro(2), ioctl(2), attributes(5), zsh(7D) DIAGNOSTICS
device missing minor device number The name device does not end in a decimal number that can be used as a minor device number. bad speed: arg The string arg that accompanied the speed= option could not be interpreted as a decimal integer. Bad arg: arg The string arg did not make sense as an option. ioctl failure code = errno An ioctl(2) system called failed. The meaning of the value of errno may be found in intro(2). WARNINGS
Do not use syncinit on an active serial link, unless needed to resolve an error condition. Do not use this command casually or without being aware of the consequences. SunOS 5.10 9 Mar 1993 syncinit(1M)
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