I see that they have one model that has an rs-232 interface. That would probably be the way to go. Almost every unix system has a serial interface. So you don't need a driver, you just use the tty driver. The device will have it's own language and it will look to unix just like a user typing unusual stuff on a terminal.
I guess it would help if i clarify exactly what i'm doing with the card readers. I'm trying to develope my own point of sale software and i want to use unix because of the networking features in the OS. I can't find any information on developing in C++ with the card readers, and the readers don't come with an API or anything of the sort. So i am left ot finding the info i need on the web....
awesome, i found some information... however, i see all of this stuff about different numbers of tracks and different ISO standars and stuff, what does the card reader have to be able to read to do credit and debit transactions? ie, which standards and how many tracks... etc.
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I have worked for some weeks on a system which records audio calls coming from various channels of a TDM network. The voice logger once the disk was full of audio data, backed it up on magnetic tapes... (2 Replies)
This is a exercise question from Unix network programming vol2.
Why the SIGPIPE signal is generated only for writers when readers disappear.
why not it is generated for readers when writer disappears.
I guess, if the writer didn't get any response like the reader gets EOF,
it will... (4 Replies)
I am trying to list the name of files on an MOD - I use the command
tar vtf /MOD_DRIVE|more
and I get a nice list of filenames/directories on this particular MOD. When I put in another MOD that contains software options I get the error "directory checksum error". I would like to be able to... (2 Replies)
I am facing some problem with magnetic tape drive.
Backups are coming properly with the tapes that we had previously mt st give o/p as below ..
2ksh# mt st
Quantum Super DLT 320 tape drive:
sense key(0x6)= Unit Attention residual= 0 retries= 0
file... (1 Reply)
I am working on MSR110 ...Can anyone plz tell me how to use the configuration commands with magnetic reader???. Please help me out as i have to develop API in C on linux platform.MSR110 is not responding to the configuration commands.
Mahima (0 Replies)