Re: Serial camera + RS232 > USB adapter

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On Saturday 27 January 2007 22:20, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 27 January 2007 21:35, Colin J Thomson - G6AVK wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have acquired a RS232 to USB adapter, which is working well with FC6
> > (tested with GPS) briefly.
> > My question is I have a very old Serial port digital camera that digiKam
> > refuses to work with, Its listed but I have never managed to get it to
> > work. I had to resort to using the M$ software in Wine.
> >
> > I wonder if it would be possible to use the USB>Serial adapter somehow,
> > googleing around has yet to shed any information on this.
> What model is the camera?  Have you tried the linux hardware compatibility
> list?
If it's pre-usb you may have some difficulty finding information.  You may 
find something helpful here, though:


does mention

Serial ... this exposes a tty style serial line interface, usable with Minicom 
and similar tools. (There's no serial console support at this time.) Most 
Linux hosts can talk to this using the generic usb-serial driver. 

Don't know if any of this will help.


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