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Re: serial ports not visible with 1.7 under Vista
On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 05:15:00PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>Giovanni Maruzzelli wrote on 29 May 2008 16:41:
>> Thanks a lot Dave!
>> Seems that it is looking for a \Device\Serial5
> Ouch. That's a problem. Not all serial devices use the same name format.
So what format do they use?
> Although it's not strictly supported, you might be able to work around it
>by using "\\\\.\\com6" instead.
That is not likely to work with Cygwin. It won't recognize it as a serial device.
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