gjs
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Installing USB to Serial Converter

Tue May 29, 2012 2:56 pm

Can anyone tell me how to (try) to install a USB to serial converter on the Pi? It's a Prolific type.

Thanks.

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Re: Installing USB to Serial Converter

Tue May 29, 2012 3:48 pm

It should work but there have been reports of some problems, for example:
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... =28&t=6218

gjs
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Re: Installing USB to Serial Converter

Tue May 29, 2012 4:03 pm

Yes, but how do I install it on the RPi?

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Re: Installing USB to Serial Converter

Tue May 29, 2012 6:32 pm

1. Plug it into the USB port.
2. ???
3. Profit

If that doesn't work, come back and someone can help you troubleshoot.

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