That answered our questions completely! You were very very helpful. We are up and running. Thanks so much, Bob Luebbe ----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott Klement" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <LINUX5250@midrange.com> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 5:08 PM Subject: Re: Named devices and IBMRSEED > > > On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Bob Luebbe wrote: > > > We can't seem to find any place within the LINUX source code in which > > a device name can be specified. We can find where the terminal type > > is set, but not the actual device name. Can you point me to the place > > in the source that specifies that. > > I assume you know that to set the device name, you type: > > tn5250 env.DEVNAME=DSPxx hostname > > So you are looking for where TN5250 tells the AS/400 what the device name > is? Or isn't that what you mean? > > First of all... All configuration strings from either the command line > or from a config file are loaded into variables by the functions called > "tn5250_config_parse_argv" and "tn5250_config_load" in conf.c. > > When the AS/400 requests that we send our enviornment variables (using > the "IAC SB NEW-ENVIRON SEND" telnet option) TN5250 dumps all variables > beginning with "env." to the AS/400. You can find the code that does > this in the function called "telnet_stream_sb" in telnetstr.c > > > > > > Also, I noticed the text "IBMRSEED" is part of the string to set the > > environment. In what reference material or manual can I learn about > > IBMRSEED or how to set the device name. I can't seem to find anything > > about it in the on-line sources you have on your web site. > > > > Thanks, > > > > Bob Luebbe > > > > I believe all we're doing with IBMRSEED is logging it. At any rate, > you can find documentation on both the IBMRSEED option and the DEVNAME > option (amongst many other things) by reading the following RFCs: > > RFC1205 -- 5250 telnet interface (IBM's orig RFC for tn5250) > look for it here: ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc1205.txt > > RFC2877 -- 5250 telnet enhancements (includes DEVNAME, RSEED, etc) > look for it here: ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2877.txt > > Of course, if you're not already familiar with the other TELNET RFCs, > they're useful for understanding what things like IAC, SB, VAR, USERVAR, > etc are -- and why they're used here. > > > Does that answer your question? Or do I misunderstand what you're > looking for? > > > +--- > | This is the LINUX5250 Mailing List! > | To submit a new message, send your mail to LINUX5250@midrange.com. > | To subscribe to this list send email to LINUX5250-SUB@midrange.com. > | To unsubscribe from this list send email to LINUX5250-UNSUB@midrange.com. > | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com > +--- +--- | This is the LINUX5250 Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to LINUX5250@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to LINUX5250-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to LINUX5250-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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