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Old 04-23-2004, 09:07 PM   #1
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whats my serial port?

how do i found out what the device name thing is for my serial port, like the hd is /dev/hda how do i tell what my serial port is
Old 04-24-2004, 01:03 AM   #2
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here is the linux naming for serial ports (with reference to window$)

/dev/ttys0 - COM1
/dev/ttys1 - COM2 .......

that is it.

with wishes
Old 04-24-2004, 08:26 AM   #3
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none of those work


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