wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Feb 16 19:38:38 UTC 2011
On Wed, 16 Feb 2011, Fred wrote:
>> There's a downloadable version of the software on the site. If that works
>> acceptably, the final hurdle would be whether it can communicate with the
>> programmer by USB. The site says it's USB 2.0 and installs drivers on
>> Windows, which doesn't bode well for the Wine/FreeBSD setup. It may work,
>> although you have to expect that any support call will blame problems on
>> the non-standard setup.
> I downloaded the programmer software and wine installed it without any
> problems (350 MB!). The software seems to run ok so far under wine. So the
> remaining issue is the USB connection. I found the USB port in /dev but to
> make the link I also need to know what Windows calls the USB port so the
> programmer software can find it. If one plugs a non-storage USB device into
> Windows without installing any specific driver, what does Windows call the
> USB port?
If the device shows up as a USB serial port (/dev/cuaU0) , it can be
linked to a Wine com port, as shown here:
Don't know about other types of devices.
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