Creating a /dev/prolite Device on LinuxCreating the device is as simple as figuring out what serial port you've got the sign hooked up to. For instance, COM1:
If you are brave, you can give the world read/write access to your sign. This may be important, especially if you are using a web server to update the sign.
Configuring the Communication SettingsCommands can be echo'd to the ProLite once the terminal is properly configured (9600,N,8,1):
$ echo "<ID01><PA>Your Message Here" > /dev/prolite
Binary Access to the DeviceIf you are intent on sending the Control-M Control-J terminators yourself, the serial port will accomodate that as well (9600,N,8,1):