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I need to find the linux way of running the following DOS commands:

MODE COM1: 9600,N,8,1,P
COPY FIRMWARE.COD COM1 

Is this possible? I know COM1 in Linux is /dev/ttyS0 but that's about it. How do you set the mode on it and perform the copy?

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Set tty device settings:

stty -F /dev/ttyS0 9600 -parity cs8 -cstopb

Send data:

cat firmware.cod > /dev/ttyS0
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excellent! thank you very much! – nmuntz Sep 22 '10 at 19:32

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