[lug] USB-to-Serial port assignment

Michael J. Hammel mjhammel at graphics-muse.org
Wed Jan 12 14:16:34 MST 2011

On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 14:02 -0700, Orion Poplawski wrote:
> On 01/12/2011 01:56 PM, Michael J. Hammel wrote:
> > Is there a way to force the assignments to remain the same?  If not,
> > anyone have any clever ways of figuring out how to identify the target
> > side of the USB/Serial connection short of running screen and testing
> > them manually?
> Do you get entries for them in /dev/input/by-path or /dev/input/by-id ?

No.  /dev/input/by-id doesn't exist and by-path only has a pcspkr entry.

After writing this I decided to rearrange the lab so we could use
separate hosts for each target board.  Not ideal use of the hosts but
it's reasonable enough for now.  And we had the extra hosts around for
just this sort of use anyway.

Michael J. Hammel                                    Principal Software Engineer
mjhammel at graphics-muse.org                           http://graphics-muse.org
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who are not in them. -- Unknown.

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