USB to serial converter
infibit at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 15:10:50 CEST 2009
I connected a Prolific USB to Serial converter (based on chip PL2302).I saw
the list of devices in /dev but it wasnt turning up.Any suggestions about
how to get the USB to serial converter up and running?
Thanks and Regards
On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 1:38 AM, RANJAN <infibit at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Timo,
> I want to attach a USB to serial converter to Free runner.It is currently
> running SHR and I want to write a serial communication script in python
> which will run on the free runner as an application or .py file to
> communicate with the USB to serail converter.I have read the thread here:
> Could you please adice more on this.
> Thanks and Regards
> On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 1:03 AM, RANJAN <infibit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> YOu mean this thing will work on any DISTRO?Also ser2net and picocom are
>> to be loaded into a PC which openmoko wants to talk to?Right.
>> On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 12:05 AM, Timo Juhani Lindfors <
>> timo.lindfors at iki.fi> wrote:
>>> RANJAN <infibit at gmail.com> writes:
>>> > I want to make free runner communicate with an embedded device and for
>>> > I need a serial port.Can I use a USB to serial converter on the free
>>> > and how shall I do the serial communication?(software and hardware?)
>>> Sure. It should work just like on your PC.
>>> You load the usb-serial module and a /dev/ttyUSB* device will
>>> appear. Then you can use e.g. ser2net or picocom to talk to it.
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