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Re: Fixed! (was: Re: Problems with uplcom/ucom)
Ulrich Habel <rhaen%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
> I am able to communicate with the device with gpsd ...
> The position turns out to be correct so basic communication is working.
> Let's forget about uplcom/ucom problems at this point, the converter is
> working perfectly.
For the benefit of the list archives: I confirmed this morning that my
(earlier revision -- see below) Prolific chip is dropping occasional DLE
characters on NetBSD as well as OS/X.
I presume "it works on Windows" because the Windows driver doesn't
trigger the hardware defect somehow, or knows of it and has a
> Thanks for your help, everyone - this turned out to be a gpsbabel issue
> and I learned alot about serial communitcations in the world of USB
It would be interesting to know what gpsd is doing that gpsbabel isn't
in that case, but somewhat academic as you have a working solution. ;)
NetBSD 4.0_STABLE (AMETHYST) #1: Mon Jan 21 14:43:12 EST 2008
uplcom0 at uhub3 port 1
uplcom0: Prolific Technology Inc. USB-Serial Controller, rev 1.10/3.00, addr 2
ucom0 at uplcom0
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