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[Lcdproc] cwlinux usb 12832

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  • From: loosen AT (Bob van Loosen)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] cwlinux usb 12832
  • Date: Thu Feb 14 20:38:02 2008

Dave Platt wrote:
>> sfullenwider@aristotle /dev $ dmesg | grep tty
>> console [tty0] enabled
>> serial8250: ttyS0 at I/O 0x3f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
>> sfullenwider@aristotle /dev $ ls /dev/usb
>> ls: cannot access /dev/usb: No such file or directory
>> So, I assume that it's ttyS0.
> Nope. That's a real, physical UART somewhere in your system...
> might be a standard serial port, or an internal modem, or an IRDA
> port.
> You should be seeing a different device name somewhere under
> the /dev/ hierarchy, for the USB-connected adapter. Try
> find /dev -name tty\*
> and see if something shows up.
Otherwise, try "dmesg | grep -i pl2303", maybe it doesn't have a
/dev/tty name or something else is wrong.

You can also try unplugging it and plug it in again and then just type
dmesg and see what kind of messages you get.


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