Transport serial port over network
The other end may be provided by ser2net
socat -d -d pty,link=/dev/ttyUSB99,echo=0,perm=0777 TCP4-CONNECT:192.168.0.254:5000
Emulate two connected serial ports
socat -d -d pty,link=/dev/ttyUSB98,echo=0,perm=0777 pty,link=/dev/ttyUSB99,echo=0,perm=0777
Some multicast examples here: https://blog.danman.eu/using-socat-for-multicast-receiving-and-proxying/
I’m planning to use FM24CL16 EEPROMs in some projects. These are simple I2C EEPROMs but based on FRAM technology so they should last 10^14 of writes while typical 24Cxx chips only last one million. They are much cheaper on aliexpress than at my local distributor so I ordered 5pcs from this seller for about 40 cents each. Since my local distributor sells them 5 times more expensive I was a little bit suspicious if these are legit parts so I decided to test them.
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