Bug 6047 - serial port redirection gets stuck in echo loop
Summary: serial port redirection gets stuck in echo loop
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Serial port redirection (show other bugs)
Target Milestone: LowPrio
Assignee: Peter Åstrand
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Reported: 2016-10-06 16:01 CEST by Pierre Ossman
Modified: 2019-10-22 13:10 CEST (History)
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Description Pierre Ossman cendio 2016-10-06 16:01:29 CEST
The serial port redirection often gets stuck in some kind of echo loop with devices, making it completely useless. This can be seen with the simple test command:

    screen $TLSESSIONDATA/dev/ttyS0

Disabling echo in the remote side (e.g. the modem) avoids the issue.

The bug appears often, but not always. Not sure what the conditions are.
Comment 1 Pierre Ossman cendio 2016-10-06 16:07:13 CEST
The client doesn't seem to matter as I've seen this on Linux and Windows, and I've seen it both on "real" ports and USB ones.

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