[LinuxBIOS] Console for an embedded system, Hex inverter needed

Peter Stuge stuge-linuxbios at cdy.org
Mon Feb 5 23:36:26 CET 2007

On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 12:40:23PM -0800, Adam Talbot wrote:
> I have an embedded system with serial console, but its inverted.  I 
> would normally use a hardware hex inverter chip, but currently dont
> have any sitting around.  Is there a way in linux/minicom to do hex
> inverting on the fly?  Or to capture and then convert?

minicom can capture.

Create a fifo on disk (mkfifo) have a software inverter read from it
and write to wherever, then use Alt-L or Ctrl-A L to activate
capturing in minicom. Use the fifo as capture file.


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