Still no serial speech with 32-bit Wheezy

covici at covici at
Tue May 28 06:48:46 EDT 2013

Because they made some changes which causes a particular return code
when trying to get the serial port, but if you make the change it still
will work.  Its a workaround because it does not really solve the
problem, but it gets us by till we can really fix things.

Tony Baechler <tony at> wrote:

> No, I haven't.  Why should I?  It works great on my 64-bit Linux with the
> 2.6.32 kernel.  I used it a couple of times today.  I must say that Linux
> is much faster at copying files to my SD cards.  If you can give me some
> idea why 32-bit kernel 3.2 wouldn't find the serial ports when 64-bit
> kernel 2.6.32 does, I'm most interested.
> On 5/27/2013 6:40 PM, acollins at wrote:
> > HiTony.  Have you looked at /proc/ports to see if your serial ports
> > are being registered?  If not, have you looked to make sure you don't
> > have a serial port module that needs to be  loaded?  Just a couple of
> > thoughts.
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