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From: Ezra Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, May 4, 2008 at 8:53 AM
Subject: Re: usb to serial
To: Daniel Dalton <email@example.com>
I use a usb/serial adapter from Keyspan. The
P/N is USA-19HS. You might have to enable it in the kernel. Also, I
use minicom to acces access serial devices.
On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 11:49 PM, Daniel Dalton
> I'm a blind debian user and therefore use a braille display.
> So I need to connect it somehow.
> The display is a piece of hardware that is usually connect with a serial
> cable, but since my new box only has a usb available, no serial I must use
> usb to serial.
> So does anyone know of the following:
> - a supported usb to serial cable for linux that works with the kernel?
> (If so could you please provide a model number or brand?) Or even better if
> you know where I can get one of these from?
> Perhaps you could show me an add on ebay?
> (I had a look, but don't really understand the info and I am having trouble
> using my computer obviously.)
> - If the kernel supports it will a software daemon (brltty) support it?
> Thanks for any help,
> BTW, sorry if there are basic mistakes in this writing, I only have a basic
> or reasonably good tts package here and no braille...
> -- Daniel Dalton
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