[fpc-devel] serial under linux, SerOpen blocks

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Aug 18 18:49:46 CEST 2011

Ludo Brands wrote:
>>> Some serial ports seem to have clocal unset, for some reason, which
>>> causes it to block on open (waiting for the modem status 
>> lines).  Like 
>>> you, I've never seen it with any of my serial ports, either.
>> Might have to do with the defaulting to autobaud of some 
>> usbserial chips. _______________________________________________
> Apparently a bug in a recent usb serial kernel module pl2303:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/661321

Well spotted :-)  I was going to speculate that it might be something to 
do with the Prolific driver- I think that the device I use most is FTDI.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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