This short post is all about this problem, and the solution we found to overcome it in a nice, transparent and beautiful way. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. A link to a tutorial “using USBserial-adapters for dummies” would also help. Shop Labs Forum de en fr nl. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Originally Posted by michaelk. With the information provided it appears that the device is recognised correctly.

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Is the error specific to the serial port or not finding the controller? Originally Posted by michaelk.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Originally Posted by michaelk I’m not familiar with either the hardware or software I’m not familiar with either the hardware or software The dmesg output tells you it’s working, so chances are either the software isn’t or it’s linuxx permission issue.

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FTDI provide an exhaustive documentation for their cross platform driver. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Originally Posted by suicidaleggroll.


Have you verified or tried using the serial adapter, controller on another system or with windows? If so have you verified that cable is the correct type and working? The Windows drivers are already certified by Windows, so you can just pick your favorite chip from FTDI, and use it in your product without having to worry about time consuming driver development and certification. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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Find More Posts by chicken dance. Have you verified the adapter works separately liunx the controller? Install it like so:. I hope this post could help others. Join our community today! Having a problem logging in?

StefanL38 11 1 1 6. I assume the controller is working. Using minicom and a loopback adapter if you can see what you type then all should be working correctly.


FTDI recommends this procedure to solve this: Although this instantly solves the problem for Linux, it will require you to completely start over the windows driver part. I don’t know why. This in deed is not acceptable, and can be a serious show stopper.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Just starting out and have a question? Are you plugging the adapter straight into the controller or using a second linuz Personally I like moserial which is available in the repository. This can be quite a concern: If you need to reset your password, click here.