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NET/ROM port configuration file.

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2 August 1996
NRPORTS(5) Linux Programmer's Manual NRPORTS(5)

NAME

nrports - NET/ROM port configuration file.

DESCRIPTION

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 takes an optional argument that is the port name. This port name is a reference to the line within nrports, which has the same name. The information on each line contains enough information to bind the command to a particular NET/ROM interface, this binding is done by matching the call‐ sign on the line in nrports with the callsign of the port set by ifconfig. The nrports file may contain comments that begin with a # in the first column, or a port description in the following format, each field being delimited by white space: name callsign alias paclen description The field descriptions are: name this is the unique NET/ROM port identifier. callsign the callsign of the NET/ROM interface to bind to. alias this is the alias of the NET/ROM port. paclen is the default packet size for this interface. description a free format description of this interface, this field extends to the end of the line. It may contain spaces.

FILES

/etc/ax25/nrports

SEE ALSO

call(1), netrom(4), ifconfig(8), nrparms(8).
Linux 2 August 1996 NRPORTS(5)
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nrports(5) referred by ax25d.conf(5) | axcall(1) | netrom(4) | nrattach(8) | nrparms(8)
refer to ifconfig(8) | netrom(4) | nrparms(8)
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