Package ax25-tools-docs

Documentation for ax25-tools and ax25-tools-x

http://www.linux-ax25.org/wiki/LinuxAX25

ax25-tools is a collection of tools that are used to configure an ax.25 enabled
computer. This package contains the GUI programs to configure Baycom modem
and sound modem. This package contains the documentation for ax25-tools and
ax25-tools-x

General Commands (Section 1)
axgetput
upload or download files via AX.25 / axspawn Linux login session.
dmascc_cfg
dmascc_cfg is used to configure dmascc devices such as PI2 and PackeTwin cards. The --show option can be used by any user, all other options must be used by...
mheard
Mheard displays information about most recently heard AX.25 callsigns, the interface upon which they were heard, the total packets heard, the time at which the...
Special Files (Section 4)
ax25
AX.25 is a protocol used extensively by radio amateurs. The Linux AX.25 protocol family permits access to these protocols via the standard networking socket...
netrom
NET/ROM is a protocol used extensively by radio amateurs. The Linux NET/ROM protocol family permits access to these protocols via the standard networking socket...
rose
Rose is a protocol used extensively by radio amateurs. The Linux Rose protocol family permits access to these protocols via the standard networking socket...
File Formats (Section 5)
ax25d.conf
Ax25d.conf controls the functioning of ax25d. Its purpose is to specify on which ports to listen on, which applications are available, and to whom they are...
axports
axports is an ASCII file that contains information about each of the physical AX.25 ports that are to be used. When dealing with an AX.25 utility such as call...
axspawn.conf
The axspawn.conf file controls the operation of the axspawn(8) program.
nrbroadcast
Nrbroadcast is an ASCII file that contains information about each of the physical AX.25 ports that are to have NET/ROM routing broadcasts transmitted from them.
nrports
Nrports is an ASCII file that contains information about each of the NET/ROM ports that are to be used. When dealing with an NET/ROM utility such as call, it...
rip98d.conf
Rip98d.conf controls the transmission of RIP98 routing messages. RIP98 is not a broadcast protocol but instead is transmitted individually to each other known...
rsports
Rsports is an ASCII file that contains information about each of the Rose ports that are to be used. When dealing with a Rose utility such as call, it takes an...
rxecho.conf
Rxecho.conf controls the copying of packets between AX.25 ports performed by the program rxecho. The format of the configuration file is: portin portout * |...
ttylinkd.conf
ttylinkd.conf allows the super user to determine certain parameters with ttylinkd(8). Current there is only one field, with the view of not extending this...
System Administration (Section 8)
ax25_call
ax25_call, netrom_call, rose_call and tcp_call establish an AX.25, NET/ROM, ROSE or a TCP connection in a manner suitable for calling from either the ax25d...
ax25d
Ax25d is a general purpose server daemon that listens on a number of AX.25, NET/ROM and Rose ports and offers different services depending upon port, callsign...
axctl
The axctl command is designed to be a multi-function command that allows miscellaneous commands to be issued to the Linux AX.25 protocol layer for existing...
axparms
The axparms command is designed to be a multi-function command that allows miscellaneous commands to be issued to the Linux AX.25 protocol layer. It includes...
axspawn
Axspawn will check if the peer is an AX.25 connect, the callsign a valid Amateur Radio callsign, strip the SSID, check if UID/GID are valid, allow a...
beacon
Beacon transmits the message text on an AX.25 port every thirty minutes. The message is addressed to “IDENT” and is sent using the AX.25 callsign of the port...
bpqparms
Bpqparms allows the setting of the BPQ Ethernet options for a particular device. Each BPQ Ethernet device appears as a device named bpq0...bpqN which overlays...
kissattach
Attach a KISS or a 6PACK interface to what is normally a tty line connected to a TNC in KISS or 6PACK mode. This program will turn itself into a background...
kissnetd
Kissnetd allows the creation of a virtual network of AX.25 systems that use the KISS protocol. Each tty named on the command line is opened and any KISS frames...
kissparms
Kissparms is used to dynamically configure KISS TNCs that have been setup for AX.25 use by kissattach. This program uses the packet interface to allow it to...
m6pack
m6pack allows multiple 6PACK TNCs sharing the same serial port to be used with the Linux AX.25 kernel software. The AX.25 softare has no support for multiple...
mheardd
Mheardd is a daemon that collects the statistics about the activity on all the AX.25 channels that are configured. The list generated is available for viewing...
mkiss
Mkiss allows dual port TNCs or multiple TNCs sharing the same serial port to be used with the Linux AX.25 kernel software. The AX.25 software has no support for...
net2kiss
net2kiss takes AX.25 packets from an AX.25 kernel network interface and converts them into a KISS data stream via a pseudo-tty.
netromd
For a NET/ROM based network to operate correctly, a periodic broadcast of routing information needs to occur. Typically this occurs once every hour on every...
nodesave
Nodesave saves the contents of the /proc filesystem entries for the NET/ROM routing tables. The output of the program is in the form of a Bourne shell script...
nrattach
Nrattach takes many of the parameters for the port from the nrports(5) file. The paclen parameter is used for the device mtu unless overridden by a value on the...
nrparms
This program is used to manipulate the routing tables of the NET/ROM network layer, or to get and set many of the network and transport layer parameters for the...
nrsdrv
Nrsdrv is a program designed to convert from the KISS protocol to the NET/ROM serial protocol used by real NET/ROM's and TheNet's. The protocols are fairly...
rip98d
The RIP98 routing protocol was devised by John Wiseman G8BPQ as an alternative to both traditional RIP and RSPF for use in an RF environment. Its main advantage...
rsattach
Rsattach takes many of the parameters for the port from the rsports(5) file. The port argument is the name of a port as given in the rsports(5) file. Rsattach...
rsdwnlnk
The rdwnplnk program allows a user to leave the ROSE network using the standard pseudo-digipeating method. Recent Linux kernels are aware of this form of...
rsparms
This program is used to manipulate the routing tables of the Rose network layer. To set up a new route to a Rose node in the routing tables you must use the...
rsuplnk
The rsuplnk program allows a user to gain entry into the ROSE network using the standard pseudo-digipeating method. Recent Linux kernels are aware of this form...
rxecho
Rxecho copies AX.25 frames between interfaces without altering their contents. The purpose of this utility is to allow other AX.25 aware programs/computers to...
sethdlc
sethdlc is a program designed to set and/or report the configuration information associated with a soundcard radio modem port. This information includes the...
smdiag
smdiag may help to adjust the audio levels of the soundcard modem driver, as well as to control the quality of the radio link. It may either display an...
smmixer
smmixer displays and/or sets the input source and input and output levels of a soundcard modem port.
ttylinkd
ttylinkd is a simple daemon that allows incoming ttylink calls to be routed through to Linux's normal talkd(8) system and provides a pipe between the two...