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neocon is a handy terminal application for using with u-boot.
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'''neocon''' is a handy terminal application (not only) for using with u-boot.
  
You can download the source at http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/.
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'''neocon''' has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:
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* You don't have to be root to access /dev/ttyACM0 with '''neocon'''. Beeing member of ''dialout'' should give you sufficient privileges.
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* '''neocon''' can be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start u-boot on the Neo.
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* due to the delay it puts on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making u-boot choke on it.
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You can download the source at http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/. Build ''neocon'' by issuing
  
wget http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/README
 
wget http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/Makefile
 
wget http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/neocon
 
 
  make
 
  make
  
 
To connect to the [bootloader|Bootloader] use
 
To connect to the [bootloader|Bootloader] use
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  ./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0
 
  ./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0
  
 
For use with u-boot neocon has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:
 
 
* You don't have to be root to access /dev/ttyACM0 with '''neocon'''. Beeing member of ''dialout'' should give you sufficient privileges.
 
* neocon an be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start u-boot on the Neo.
 
* due to the delay it can put on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making u-boot choke on it.
 
  
 
To getrid of neocon, just issue a
 
To getrid of neocon, just issue a
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  killall neocon
 
  killall neocon

Revision as of 22:10, 27 February 2008

neocon is a handy terminal application (not only) for using with u-boot.

neocon has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:

  • You don't have to be root to access /dev/ttyACM0 with neocon. Beeing member of dialout should give you sufficient privileges.
  • neocon can be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start u-boot on the Neo.
  • due to the delay it puts on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making u-boot choke on it.

You can download the source at http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/. Build neocon by issuing

make

To connect to the [bootloader|Bootloader] use

./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0


To getrid of neocon, just issue a

killall neocon
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neocon is a handy terminal application for using with u-boot.

You can download the source at http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/.

wget http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/README
wget http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/Makefile
wget http://svn.openmoko.org/developers/werner/neocon/neocon
make

To connect to the [bootloader|Bootloader] use

./neocon -t 30 /dev/ttyACM0


For use with u-boot neocon has a few graving advantages over some other terminal apps:

  • You don't have to be root to access /dev/ttyACM0 with neocon. Beeing member of dialout should give you sufficient privileges.
  • neocon an be started without /dev/ttyACM0 beeing available. It will automatically connect as soon as you start u-boot on the Neo.
  • due to the delay it can put on keyboard input, neocon will allow you to paste commands directly from clipboard without making u-boot choke on it.

To getrid of neocon, just issue a

killall neocon