PL2303 & gui serial status display for /dev/ttyUSB(x)?
lar3ry at sasktel.net
Fri Dec 29 13:54:32 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 11:14 -0500, Bob Chiodini wrote:
> > I tried a pl2303 serial to USB one and had problems. It was a radio
> > shack branded device.
Sorry about the weird threading, but I did not, for some reason, get the original posting.
This is a rebranded Prolific device, and drivers and such are available at
Many folks have experienced problems with it, but it looks like it just takes a bit of fiddling.
Do a Google search on
PL2303 "radio shack"
On google.ca, I got 1200+ hits, and the first page had plenty of good references.
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