Re: Break Key Info

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 01-30-93 (19:28)             Number: 379
From: DICK DENNISON                Refer#: NONE
  To: FRANCOIS ROY                  Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: Break Key Info             Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
FR>  If anyone has translated this in QB, I'm *very* interested :-)

'Dick Dennison 1:272/34  1/93 PubDomain
'Here's my attempt at it:
'A "break" signal is that state in which the comm port sends a steady
'stream of the "break" character.  Here's a snippet of what Telix does,
'in algorithmic form, when Ctrl
'        Get the value of the address of the UART's Line Control Reg.
'        Turn off interrupts
'        To turn on a break, OR the LCR with 01000000b  (128 dec)
'        To turn off a break, AND NOT the LCR with 01000000b
'        Turn on interrupts                      -Jeff Woods

    CASE "COM1:"
            BaseAddress% = &H3F8
    CASE "COM2:"
            BaseAddress% = &H2F8
    CASE "COM3:"
            BaseAddress% = &H3E8
    CASE "COM4:"
            BaseAddress% = &H2E8

OldLCR% = INP(BaseAddress% + 3)  'Get line control register
OUT (BaseAddress% + 3), (OldLCR% OR 128)  'Turn on break
SLEEP 1  'Not sure if needed              'Pause a sec
OUT (BaseAddress% + 3), (OldLCR% AND NOT 128) 'Turn off break
OUT (BaseAddress% + 3), OldLCR%  'Restore Line Control Reg

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