[Rxtx] Virtual-Serial-Port and RXTX
glenn at satlantic.com
Thu Apr 5 13:13:35 MDT 2012
I forgot to reply when I discovered why RXTX did not work with our Atmel USB Virtual Serial
Port. It was finally determined that our device firmware had a bug that prevented RxTx from
opening the virtual comm port. Once this bug was fixed, there have been no problems.
Initially testing was done using TeraTerm and the terminal emulator was able to connect
inspite of the firmware defect. I don't recommend ever using TeraTerm for testing virtual
> On 3 April 2012 18:20, Robert Libert <r.libert at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have written a code to connect and send to a serial port. And there
> > is no problem if the port is a real one, else I can connect but there
> > is no data input/output.
> > The virtual port himself works fine with HyperTerminal.
> > Is there any special problem known with virtual ports and rxtx?
> There are plenty of problems with virtual ports! Not just when using
> RXTX I hasten to add. I tend to work with real serial ports but I've
> had some success with FTDI and Prolific chipsets for which the drivers
> for Windows seem to work OK.
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