[ILUG] Reverse engineering serial protocol
daledunlea at commergy.com
Fri Oct 1 10:40:59 IST 2004
> > I've googled and only found drivers for other manufacturers. Don't
> > suppose anyone else has had any experience with such a device?
> I have indeed. All such investigations with serial settings is
> pointless unless you have the relevant driver in your
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/ or similar path and then have a
> entry to configure the device.
Not necessarily true. I just want to control one specific application,
so I can have it talk directly to the serial port if needs be.
> There will be a controller board that
> you need to identify what manufacturer it's from to get the correct
> driver. CTX's website at a brief glance isn't forth coming, I could
> only obtain that it uses a resistive 5-wire touchscreen. The website
> only has MS Window flavor drivers, drop them an email and see
> if they'll
> tell you what controller they use.
Call me cynical but I somehow don't expect much from that. Will give it
a go though.
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