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Re: [opensuse] usb to COM port problem
On 22/02/16 22:09, John Andersen wrote:
On 02/22/2016 01:05 PM, buhorojo wrote:
On 22/02/16 21:30, Andrei Borzenkov wrote:
22.02.2016 22:18, buhorojo пишет:

I have a windows xp app which writes firmware to a device via a COM
port. The app runs fine under wine. I don't have a COM port on my laptop
but can get a usb to COM cable and plug my device into that.

How do I link the usb to make it look like a COM under wine?
Linux most likely detected your USB to COM cable as /dev/ttyUSBxx; how
to tell Wine to use specific device as (emulated) COM port I do not know.
OK, thanks. That gets me closer. Another search on:
linux wine /dev/tty
brings up this:

Is this translatable to our 42.1?
Why not? Its just a soft link at the command line in linux.

Question: how do I find the xx in /dev/ttyUSBxx?
ls /dev/ttyUSB*

Thanks everyone. Please forgive the naivety.
We'll report back when the cable arrives. Two month wait from aliexpress. Nothing available locally in third world europe:(

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