VirtualBox

Ticket #3522 (new enhancement)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

COM port option: Emulate analog modems between host pipe and guest

Reported by: vin Owned by:
Priority: trivial Component: uart
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords: serial com port phone modem hayes
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

The idea is to ultimately attach to a named pipe or device, but to emulate a pair of analog modems such as HAYES-compatibles bridging the COM port through which the serial connection is made.

Named pipes/devices do a lot by enabling serial communications with the guest, but one thing they can't do is communicate with guest applications that are expecting to receive modem calls.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

Well, we are definitely not going to implement this ourselves. Too much work. Interesting suggestion, but we have many more significantly more important features to work on.

We are open to external contributions of course.

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