[aprssig] Kenwood D7 software on Linux?

Pierre Thibaudeau ve2prt at sympatico.ca
Fri May 29 23:05:45 EDT 2009

Today, 19:58 -0700, Greg D. wrote:

>    Hi Jim,
>    The PC has three physical serial ports, and for some reason Linux has 
>    named them /dev/ttyS0, S4, and S5.  S0 goes to my radio's CAT system, 
>    S4 to the Az/El rotor, and S5 to the TNC.  So, if I was running DOS 
>    or Windows, it would be COM2 (being the second serial port), so 
>    that's what I picked.  But it's just a symbolic link in the 
>    dosdevices directory under ~/.wine (or in this case, the Crossover 
>    equivalent), so in theory I could pick any COM device I wanted.  Or, 
>    do I have this symbolic link thing all wrong, and need to configure 
>    it somewhere else?
>    I did try all 4 COM devices within the program, and all gave an 
>    error.  At least, using COM2 took a few seconds to give the error, 
>    suggesting that it did access the port, but somehow they failed to 
>    communicate.

Almost there,

/dev/ttyS0 is known to wine as COM1, /dev/ttyS1 as COM2 and so on. So 
/dev/ttyS4 is COM5 and /dev/ttyS5 is COM6.

'73 - Pierre

Pierre Thibaudeau

>    Hmmm, now that I think of it, I wonder if it's freaking out not 
>    seeing the DSD/CTS/etc control signals?
>    Greg  KO6TH

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