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Re: Unable to bind to port '/dev/ttyUSB1'



Thanks Tom,
dmesg shows up only ttyS0, not ttyUSB1, so I don't know what's going on.
My Palm connects via a USB socket, so I assumed it would be on a USB
port - is there any really good documentation on this you can point me
to?

Regards,
Andy

On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 15:39, Tom Callahan wrote:
> Use dmesg when you connect your Palm Device to make sure it's connecting
> to /dev/ttyUSB1.
> 
> The c in your output defines that it is a character device...
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Tom Callahan
> TESSCO Technologies
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> 
> A real engineer only resorts to documentation when the keyboard dents on the forehead get too noticeable.
> 
> 
> 
> Andy Allen wrote:
> 
> >I'm trying to use jpilot to sync with my PalmOne, but there seems to be
> >a problem with accessing the USB port. When I run pilot-link to test the
> >port, I get
> >
> >$ pilot-xfer -p /dev/ttyUSB1 -l
> >
> >   ERROR: No such device
> >   Unable to bind to port '/dev/ttyUSB1'
> >   Please use --help for more information
> >
> >Also, ls -l /dev/ttyUSB1 gives
> >
> >crw-------    2 andrew   uucp     188,   1 Jan 30  2003 /dev/ttyUSB1
> >
> >despite the fact that I've done chmod 666 /dev/ttyUSB1 previously.
> >
> >I don't know what the c in crw------- means - I can't find it anywhere
> >in the documentation about ls. What do I need to do to make ttyUSB1
> >available as a port?
> >
> >Andy
> >
> >  
> >



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