[chirp_users] Dumb 8900 queary

Alvin Koffman ka9qlq at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 07:25:12 PDT 2011


*Well I moved the cord to the front usb plugs and*
***
*
*
alvin at dittohead:~/POD/HDC$ ls /dev/ttyUSB*
/dev/ttyUSB0  /dev/ttyUSB1
alvin at dittohead:~/POD/HDC$ dmesg | grep ttyUSB
[928137.560437] type=1503 audit(1306535091.695:33):  operation="open"
pid=5141 parent=5136 profile="/usr/sbin/cupsd" requested_mask="w::"
denied_mask="w::" fsuid=0 ouid=0 name="/dev/ttyUSB0"
[1639614.301890] ftdi_sio ttyUSB0: FTDI USB Serial Device converter now
disconnected from ttyUSB0
[1639614.750609] usb 4-1: FTDI USB Serial Device converter now attached to
ttyUSB0
[1639988.405981] type=1503 audit(1307246960.387:40):  operation="open"
pid=8690 parent=8685 profile="/usr/sbin/cupsd" requested_mask="w::"
denied_mask="w::" fsuid=0 ouid=0 name="/dev/ttyUSB0"
[1701142.174785] usb 3-2: pl2303 converter now attached to ttyUSB1
[1844891.613682] pl2303 ttyUSB1: pl2303 converter now disconnected from
ttyUSB1
[1844912.295495] usb 5-2: pl2303 converter now attached to ttyUSB1

And they still wont talk to eachother
**Alvin Koffman
*

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On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 9:53 AM, Mike Heitmann <n0so at att.net> wrote:

> Hi Alvin,
>
> Forgive me if you know all of this already:
> Linux allocates and removes the ttyUSB devices "on the fly" as they are
> inserted or removed. It usually adds them, in order of insertion, as
> ttyUSB0, ttyUSB1, etc. regardless of which USB connector they are plugged
> into. At least that's been my experience with the Ubuntu and Fedora
> distributions. I find it's very easy to get the  ttyUSBx devices mixed up if
> you have more than one, especially when troubleshooting a problem. An
> example, FWIW:
>
> If you:
> 1. You plug in a USB serial device. Linux adds it as ttyUSB0
> 2. You start an application (let's use chirp for this example).
> 3. Chirp sees the device as ttyUSB0 and opens it.
> 4. The device appears to get "hung" for one reason or another.
> 4. The USB adapter is unplugged, then reinserted.
> 5. Linux makes the same USB adapter be ttyUSB1 this time because Linux
> thinks ttyUSB0 is still in use as far as Linux knows.
>
> That's why I usually run:
> dmesg | grep ttyUSB
> when I remove or insert USB serial adapters to verify what ttyUSB device
> Linux thinks it is.
>
> Do this before you start chirp so you know you've selected the correct USB
> device. If you only have one USB serial adapter it should be the only ttyUSB
> device chirp lists in the selection menu.
>
> Happy testing!
> Mike, N0SO (using a real keyboard this time)
>
>
>
>
> --- On *Tue, 6/7/11, Alvin Koffman <ka9qlq at gmail.com>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Alvin Koffman <ka9qlq at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Dumb 8900 queary
> To: "Discussion of CHIRP" <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 4:06 AM
>
>
> *
> *
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 10:28 PM, Dan Smith <dsmith at danplanet.com<http://mc/compose?to=dsmith@danplanet.com>
> > wrote:
>
> > /dev/ttyUSB0  /dev/ttyUSB1
> > That's the 2 Ext HD partitions.
>
> No, those are USB-to-serial adapters.
>
> > I'll see if I can get someone to check (wiggle) the plugs
>
> They're clearly connected and identified by the OS.  Have you tried
> CHIRP against both of them?
>
> Yup just did got an error on both
>
>
> > (I have 5% use of 1 hand)
>
> For what it's worth, all of the Icom radios are fully remotely
>
> Ya wish I had a 706mkiig buuuut,
>
> Hay thanks for all the emails. I'll try plugging it in the front usb jack
> tomorrow.
> Alvin
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