[Bug 14534] Serial to USB adapter not functioning as well as in Windows

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Thu Jul 17 13:12:19 CDT 2008


jon_carmicheal at taylor.edu changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|UNCONFIRMED                 |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WORKSFORME

--- Comment #1 from jon_carmicheal at taylor.edu  2008-07-17 13:12:17 ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> I have some software installed in Windows and in Linux through wine, and the
> software needs to connect to COM1-COM4.  I'm using a Serial to USB adapter to
> attach my device (a Sick LMS291 LIDAR module, if that helps) to my laptop.  In
> Windows, the adapter gets recognized as COM3, and I put that into the software
> that came with the module, and it runs fine.  At first when I used the software
> in Linux through wine, it didn't recognize the serial to USB adapter, but after
> doing the following:
> ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com4
> the software recognized COM4 and let me use the port.  However, the data (which
> is constantly streaming) is much more choppy than in Windows, and I frequently
> have to hit "reconnect" to reestablish the data communication.  I've searched a
> lot for a way to fix this, but I couldn't find anything, so I wanted to see if
> it is a bug or if I'm just not configuring something properly.
> I'm using wine-1.1.1 in Ubuntu 8.04.

Well, sorry if I wasted anyone's time.  It works perfectly now.  Perhaps I just
needed to restart the computer after adding the symbolic link.

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