eBookMan

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Mon Jun 5 00:07:16 MDT 2006


Steve wrote:
> Hmm I did not know that.
> Just curious but is there a way to autoconfigure a serial over USB
> connection when a device is connected?

If it's not already autoconfiguring, you can probably set it up to do so
using the udev system.

I just dug up an old thread that ought to help a lot:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-usb-devel&m=97610400221086&w=2

Greg KH suggests that the device you're looking for is /dev/ttyUSB0.  If
you don't have that device yet, first do this:

insmod usbserial vendor=0x09b2 product=0x0001

You can find similar instructions in "Documentation/usb/usb-serial.txt"
in any recent kernel tarball.

Shane




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