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Re: SS4000E Cable Wiring


The java app is just to see if it possible to test the cable somehow. I
can connect to the serial port on the pc and I know that that is working.
Just writing the data receive event handlers now to see if I can get

I will try screen with the serial device too. Its all a learning curve for
me so nothing is wasted :)


> On 12/26/2009 06:26 AM, mark@jumpingbean.co.za wrote:
>> I think I may have to write a little java app to see whats wrong with
>> the
>> cable. I can find any message on /var/log/message or /var/log/syslog so
>> its a bit difficult to see if its just a poor soldering job or I am
>> doing
>> something else wrong. May be the long way round but it holidays so got
>> time to mess around with this stuff. Any pointers appreciated,
> what are you planning to use the java app for?  assuming you're
> connecting to this serial port from (for example) a host's first USB
> serial port, you should be able to try it out with plain ol' GNU screen:
>  screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200
> (if your device defaults to a different baud rate, substitute it for
> 115200).
> you'd get out of it like killing any other screen session: C-a C-k
> hth,
> 	--dkg

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