USB->Serial adapter, how to make /dev/cuad* appear?
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Tue Oct 23 23:52:06 PDT 2007
On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 18:06:08 +0200 Benjamin Lutz <mail at maxlor.com> wrote:
> I've bought an USB->Serial adapter in order to use an old serial 33.6k
> modem. I've loaded the uplcom and ucom modules, but am unsure how to
> proceed from here.
> The system runs FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p8. When connecting the adapter,
> dmesg says:
> ucom0: Prolific Technology Inc. USB-Serial Controller D, rev
> 1.10/4.00, addr 3
> usbdevs -v says:
> port 6 addr 3: full speed, power 100 mA, config 1, USB-Serial
> Controller D(0x2303), Prolific Technology Inc.(0x067b), rev 4.00
> I'd expect some device to show up in /dev, cuad1, ucom0, something like
> that, but I get nothing. (cuad0 is taken by the onboard serial port,
> which, alas, isn't wired to the outside of the case).
Perhaps you need to load umodem(4) also?
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