[Rxtx] RXTX OSX installer problems
Bob_Jacobsen at lbl.gov
Thu Nov 11 05:37:04 MST 2010
Are you sure it's a PL2303 device?
Open System Profiler, click the USB selection, and see if the device is visible as hardware. If so, check it's type information, etc.
On Nov 11, 2010, at 7:27 AM, Ronald van Raaphorst wrote:
> Thanks all for pointing out that I should look in the /dev and find the port.
> It isn't there, so I tried to install a pl2303 driver,
> from http://github.com/downloads/failberg/osx-pl2303/osx-pl2303-0.4.1-failberg.pkg
> (via the link in the ReadMe section of https://github.com/failberg/osx-pl2303)
> I also tried http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/drivers/prolificpl2303driverfor64bitmacosx.html
> and http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/drivers/pl2303usbtoserialdriver.html
> All to no avail. None of them show an extra port in /dev...
> Does anyone have another solution?
> On Nov 10, 2010, at 6:23 PM, Brian Schlining wrote:
>> The installer works, when I run it on a fresh installed OSX Snow Leopard 10.6 machine,
>> the app runs and I can see some ports (/dev/tty.Bluetooth-PDA-Sync and /dev/cu.Bluetooth-PDA-Sync).
>> But I can't see the port where my hardware is attached.
>> On my development machine (10.6 too) everything works (I see an additional port when the hardware is attached).
>> I can't see the difference.
>> Did you install drivers for your USB-to-Serial dongle on both machines?
>> Install the app in /Applications
>> Install librxtxSerial.jnilib and librxtxSerial.so in /Library/Java/Extensions
>> Install RXTXcomm.jar in /Library/Java/Extensions
>> It's not a good idea to install RXTX into /Library/Java/Extensions. You should configure your apps classpath and java.lib.path to use locally packaged jars and libraries (e.g. in /Applications/YourApp.app/lib)
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