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[aprssig] Tomtom's For APRS (Question)

Tom Hayward esarfl at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 17:25:47 UTC 2012


On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 07:08, Andrew P. <andrewemt at hotmail.com> wrote:
> You were right, Sander. I tried my D72 on a different Windows XP system and got the "Installing new hardware" dialogs. But it was plug-and-play on old Linux (other than the annoying feature of reordering the device names of multiple USB-serial ports on every reboot).
>
> Now, how to write software to auto-discover which device name my D72 showed up on _this_ reboot......
>
> Andrew Pavlin, KA2DDO

If your distribution uses udev, you can write a udev rule to match the
D72's serial number and assign it to a specific device name every
time.

Here's example instructions for doing this for an FTDI USB serial converter:

http://aeturnalus.com/robotics/mapping-ftdi-to-files-with-udev/



Tom KD7LXL



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