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serial port missing

Postby thomase on Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:05 pm

Hi all, how do I install my serial port ttyS0, I thought it might have been detected on boot up?
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Re: serial port missing

Postby Husse on Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:49 pm

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Re: serial port missing

Postby thomase on Tue Jan 29, 2008 4:19 pm

Thanks for the link (a very in depth one) one of the results shows the port is there.
tomh@tomh-Mustang:~$ setserial -g /dev/ttyS*
/dev/ttyS0, UART: 16550A, Port: 0x03f8, IRQ: 4
/dev/ttyS1, UART: 16550A, Port: 0x02f8, IRQ: 3
/dev/ttyS2, UART: unknown, Port: 0x03e8, IRQ: 4
/dev/ttyS3, UART: unknown, Port: 0x02e8, IRQ: 3
maybe have to dig out a serial dialup modem and try that on the port to confirm if Mint or EasyGPS software is the problem.
Cheers TomH
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Re: serial port missing

Postby Husse on Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:39 pm

I don't have anything to test with. There is an old serial modem somewhere in the remains of my workshop, but to find it...
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