Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?


  Search this Thread
Old 09-22-2010, 05:36 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Sep 2010
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
USB driver from HID to TTY


Is there some USB driver that can 'transform' HID devices to TTY devices?

Some background information:
First I used a serial (RS232) KNX interface (home automation), which I could connect to over /dev/ttyS0. Now I have to move to an USB KNX interface (the serial one is discontinued :-( ), which is seen as an USB HID device. Unfortunately I can not simply use another driver, but can change the input of the current driver from /dev/ttyS0 to something like /dev/ttyUSB0 (like used with a FTDI interface).

Hope someone can help me with this.
Thanks in advance.
Old 09-22-2010, 10:09 AM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: Sep 2010
Posts: 5

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Found out that there are more differences between the serial and the USB device, so I definitely have to move to another driver. This knowledge makes my question not applicable anymore!
Old 09-22-2010, 10:48 AM   #3
Registered: Jul 2009
Location: Kiev,Ukraine
Distribution: Ubuntu,Slax,RedHat
Posts: 289
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 41
there is usb - serial port hardware adapters


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
USB HID mouse driver on 2.6 kernel macarthy Linux - Newbie 2 04-25-2010 06:27 AM
help on driver for USB HID device(finger print) in Linux malikamirshehzad Programming 1 02-18-2006 02:48 AM
USB Printer: Is there a "tty" driver? longtex Linux - Hardware 2 07-27-2005 01:15 PM
change tty => system crashes (ati driver/tty resolution) mosca Debian 6 08-05-2004 08:37 AM
USB hid.o hijacking my USB Printer Relativity Linux - Hardware 0 12-09-2003 09:56 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:16 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration