Subject: Re: Trouble with Socket Dual Serial Port PCMCIA Card -> com issue
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 11/11/2006 14:44:01
On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 05:45:36PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> I think that the reason that the card does not work is because you
> are not getting interrupts. I have some bad news. There is no driver
> for this card in either Linux or FreeBSD. There must be something simple
> to do to make it work, but without specs or a sample driver this is a
> bit difficult.
On the other hand, a USB serial adapter (I would recommend one based on
the Prolific chipset - they use the "uplcom" driver) will work and will
be much more efficient than a pcmcia serial adapter would ever be.
Thor Lancelot Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
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