[mythtv-users] Issues with serial port

Marc Randolph mrand at pobox.com
Thu Aug 26 03:47:53 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 10:15 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am trying to change channels on my DCT-2200 series box using the
> channel changer script in contrib.  Problem is, I don't my computer
> recognizes my serial port.  The motherboard I purchased does not have
> one so I purchased a PCI add on card that has two USB ports and a
> serial port.  How do I get my computer to recognize the serial port?

> And this:
> [root at localhost ~]# dmesg |grep Serial
> Serial: 8250/16550 driver, 4 ports, IRQ sharing enabled
> [...]
> usbserial: USB Serial Driver core
> USB Serial support registered for pl2303
> And this:
> [root at localhost ~]# lspci

Howdy Gabe!

I think you actually want lsusb, although it's unlikely to produce any
helpful information.
Looks like you are in good company... there are some ideas in this
thread (most especially to try ttyUSB0):


You might search that forums and/or via google for pl2303 or pl2302x.

Good luck!


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