[aprssig] Com port sharing utility

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jan 15 11:58:29 EST 2008

On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, Earl Needham wrote:

>          When I tried Ubuntu with these devices, I had to unplug the
> USB items (including my Sprint aircard), and THEN boot the
> machine.  Once the machine was up and running, I had to plug in the
> aircard, then plug in the dongle, and finally plug in the
> GPS.  Anything else and the numbers were wrong and various software
> couldn't find the items.

There are ways in Linux to force the assignments for particular
devices.  I don't know the details though as I haven't tried to do
this yet.  Look for "udev" info at <http://www.google.com/linux>

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