uplcom(4) problem

Rahul Siddharthan rsidd at online.fr
Thu Oct 7 13:09:45 PDT 2004

Quoting Matthew Dillon <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> :However - it's not working on linux either, though there are reports
> :on the net of people successfully using Prolific PL-2303 devices to
> :connect to serial modems under linux.  So I'm wondering if it's
> :something to do with my particular device... and unfortunately I don't
> :think it's feasible to ship it to you, I'm in India now
> :
>     I'm guessing that it is a bug in the generic usb ucom driver, so it
>     should occur with any usb serial device (hopefully).

Update: it works with linux kernel 2.6.8.  (Haven't succeeded in connecting
yet, but it responds to modem commands.) I'll see whether the diff of 2.6.8
with 2.6.6 (which didn't work) and the DFly PL2303 driver make any sense to
me: if so, I'll try updating the driver.


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