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Topic: Linksprite Diamondback USB port not recognized (Read 768 times) previous topic - next topic


Mar 05, 2012, 03:37 am Last Edit: Mar 05, 2012, 03:41 am by jmortis Reason: 1
I bought a Linksprite Diamondback Arduino clone with onboard WiFi and found I couldn't upload a sketch over the USB connection.  I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.  After I plugged it in I was expecting the device /dev/ttyACM0 or /dev/ttyUSB0 to be defined but neither was available.

The problem was that the USB vendor/product codes associated with the onboard FTDI USB controller were not what the Linux driver was expecting.

This guy explains how to get around the problem:

For the impatient:

1.  Run 'lsusb' command to obtain the vendor/product codes, e.g.:

$ lsusb
Bus 006 Device 005: ID 0403:6001 Future Technology Devices International, Ltd FT232 USB-Serial (UART) IC

2.  Provide the vendor/product codes to the driver using 'modprobe', e.g.:

$ sudo modprobe ftdi_sio vendor=0x0403 product=0x6001

After these two steps the device /dev/ttyUSB0 shows up in the serial port list of Sketch, and uploads work as expected.

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