When we connect a serial xbee module board to a Linux PC serially using RS232 9 pin cable, the data received on minicom screen is unreadable or sometimes no data is received at all. The setting is as follows: baud rate : 9600 flow control: none data bit: 8 parity: none stop bits: 1 What possibly could be the reason of receiving such unreadable data on minicom?

  • What are you expecting from it? – goldilocks Mar 15 '15 at 12:40

Based on what I'm seeing online a lot of the time garbled or a lack of content can be down to a number of different factors including:

If all else fails you could try running a serial communication program under Wine or else Windows under a Virtual Machine in Linux to communicate with it?

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.