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2 August 1996


Tools used to configure an ax.25 enabled computer


Documentation for ax25-tools and ax25-tools-x


axctl - Configure/Kill running AX.25 connections.


axctl [-v] port dest src window|t1|t2|t3|n2|idle|paclen|kill [parm]


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 AX.25 connections. The connection is uniquely identified via the combination of port, destination callsign and source callsign, with that information the kernel is able to change the parameters, or abort the connection.
Many of the options are similar to those found in axparms and perform the same function. Only one parameter may be changed on each invokation of axctl.


-v Displays the version number.
window window Sets the window size for the AX.25 connection.
t1 t1-timeout Sets the initial T1 timeout value for the AX.25 connection, the value is given in seconds.
t2 t2-timeout Sets the T2 timeout value for the AX.25 connection, the value is given in seconds.
t3 t3-timeout Sets the T3 timeout value for the AX.25 connected, the value is given in seconds.
n2 n2-count Sets the maximum number of tries for the AX.25 connection.
idle idle-timeout Sets the value for the idle timer for the AX.25 connection, the value is in minutes.
paclen paclength Sets the maximum packet length that may be transmitted on the AX.25 connection.
kill Will abort an existing AX.25 connection.




Joerg Reuter DL1BKE <>


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