A hardware interface commonly found on older PCs, usually with a 9-pin DE-9 socket/plug, on networking devices or servers also with RJ-45 socket/plug (otherwise commonly used for ethernet), or with a (much wider) 25-pin DB-25 socket/plug. Two common standards used with such an interface are RS-232 ...

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debian does not detect serial PCI card after reboot

I have installed a PCI card with two serial and one parallel port on it. the chipset is MCS9865. I downloaded the latest driver(V1.0.12) from here. I ran make and make install. now the two serial ...
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How to connect to a serial port as simple as using SSH?

Is there a way to connect to a serial terminal just as you would do with SSH? There must be a simpler way than tools such as Minicom, like this $ serial /dev/ttyS0 I know I can cat the output ...
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How to send data to a serial port and see any answer?

On Linux, I want to send a command string (i.e. some data) to a serial port (containing control characters), and listen to the response (which also usually might contain control characters). How can ...
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How to bind USB device under a static name?

I have an arduino which sometimes gets bound to /dev/ttyUSB0 and other times to /dev/ttyUSB1 making my script fail. I do not want to enumerate all the possibilities of where my device could be, but I ...
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Attaching USB-Serial device with custom PID to ttyUSB0 on embedded

I'm attempting to get an FTDI USB-Serial device with a custom PID to automatically (or even manually) attach to ttyUSB%n, without much success. The device's normal VID/PID is 0403/6001. When ...
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setserial /dev/ttyS* UART is undefined

I'm working on the nvidia jetson tk1 board which has a rs232 serial port and I'm trying to do a loopback test by shorting the pin 2 and pin 3. I'm using the serial port communicator terminal gtkterm ...
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How to send AT commands to modem once the connection is established?

I have a zte 3g modem. I use carrier provided dialer for connection establishment. Once the ppp connection is active, i would like to send some AT commands(for ex. Query signal strength, AT+CSQ). But ...
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How can I monitor serial port traffic?

Is there any port monitoring tool to watch the packets written on the port? I especially want to check if my program written in Java works so I need some kind of tool to see if my little application ...
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command to determine ports of a device (like /dev/ttyUSB0)

I have a question regarding the ports in Linux. If I connect my device via USB and want to check its port I cant do it using the command lsusb, which only specifies bus number and device number on ...
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Send file by xmodem or kermit protocol with GNU screen

I work with an RS-232 device via GNU screen. $ screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200 At some point I need to send a local file to the device using either the xmodem or kermit protocol. On Windows I use ...
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serial data over ethernet on a linux box

I'm trying to connect a widget (192.168.1.214:20108) through Ethernet (serial to Ethernet) to a Linux box. Under Windows using a virtual device driver mapping I can see the serial data, so I know ...
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setserial /dev/ttyS4: Cannot set serial info

So, I have a board with 6 hardware serial ports: the first 2 on the ETX bus and the last 4 on the ISA bus. The following configuration is how it is supposed to be: /dev/ttyS0 port 0x03F8 irq 4 ...
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My process was killed but I cannot understand the kernel notice

I have a custom application running on an embedded x86 setup (built using buildroot and uClibc). The application has been running fine but this morning when I returned to work I discovered my process ...
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How can I listen to communication between a process and a serial port?

On a Gentoo Linux machine, a process is communicating with another computer via serial port (/dev/ttyS1). I want to listen to this communication (i.e. what is being sent/received by the process) ...
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Why does awk do full buffering when reading from a pipe

I'm reading from a serial port connected to a gps device sending nmea strings. A simplified invocation to illustrate my point: $ awk '{ print $0 }' /dev/ttyPSC9 ...
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PuTTY can access serial port as /dev/ttyUSB0, but not as named udev device

I have multiple USB-to-serial converters. I need to access one of them in particular. I'm using a udev rule to give it a special name. I have rebooted since I last modified it. SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ...
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How do I access a USB serial port without an entry in /dev?

I have a USB to serial adapter based on the SiLabs CP2101 chipset. I'm trying to use it with Debian 5.0 Lenny (armel architecture). I seem to be able to get the proper kernel module to recognize the ...
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Send a file over serial port with XMODEM protocol

I need to send a small file over serial port (actually /dev/ttyUSB0, there is a usb-to-serual converter attached to the port). The operation needs to be scriptable i.e. non-interactive. Here is what ...
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problem with U-boot while flashing Linux in sd-card

Please help as it is immense necessary for a project which is to be evaluated coming week. Also, I am very new to this and unable to find help from existing contents available on the Internet. While ...