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RE: serial ports not visible with 1.7 under Vista
Christopher Faylor wrote on 29 May 2008 17:52:
> 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
> So what format do they use?
Manufacturer dependent. I have \Device\Serial0, \Device\NmSerial0 to
\Device\NmSerial3 and \Device\USBSER000 and \Device\USBSER001 all on one
machine. As you see, it's got to go via a lookup of the com port in
>> 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.
Ach, damn. That explains Givoanni's problems.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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