[chirp_users] Linux serial devices cheat sheet (was: Linux usb port in Ubuntu and Mint)

Jon Spriggs
Sat Jan 23 06:53:50 PST 2016

Having been messing with ttyUSBx devices recently, for repeatable paths
based on USB bus attachments, check out /dev/serial/by-path which is
especially helpful in the case where you have multiple USB2Serial adaptors.


On 22 Jan 2016 21:27, "Pavel Milanes (CO7WT)" <co7wt at frcuba.co.cu> wrote:

> A little cheat sheet for linux serial devices:
> */dev/ttyS0, /dev/ttyS1, etc*
> Real native Motherboards ports, sort order is from the IRQ number
> */dev/ttyUSB0,  /dev/ttyUSB1, etc*
> The majority of the USB serial adapters, sort order is the plug in order.
> */dev/ttyACM0, /dev/ttyACM1, etc*
> Some USB serial adapters (mostly based on PIC or AVR MCU) sort order is
> the plug in order
> 73, CO7WT.
> El 22/01/16 a las 10:42, jon escribió:
> I spent a lot of time trying to get my Linux computers to read from my
> Wouxun radio using both the Wouxun programming cable and an Ftdi1232
> board and got a serial port error message.
> My mistake was selecting dev/ttyS0.  You need to select dev/ttyUSB0 way
> down at the end of the tty list.
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