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Revision as of 22:17, 23 April 2016

Connecting to the Console

Checking USB Device

From within a Linux (or OS X) terminal, dmesg can be used to show the connection information of the USB device that is populated when the a connection to the snickerdoodle is made. dmesg | tail is used in the following example ( | tail is used to truncate the system messages to only the most recent) to show the snickerdoodle connection and population as /dev/ttyACM0.

$ dmesg | tail
[102918.828571] usb 3-3.1: new full-speed USB device number 6 using xhci_hcd
[102918.928776] usb 3-3.1: New USB device found, idVendor=0483, idProduct=5740
[102918.928779] usb 3-3.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[102918.928781] usb 3-3.1: Product: snickerdoodle
[102918.928782] usb 3-3.1: Manufacturer: krtkl inc.
[102918.928783] usb 3-3.1: SerialNumber: 00000000001A
[102919.139160] cdc_acm 3-3.1:1.0: This device cannot do calls on its own. It is not a modem.
[102919.139183] cdc_acm 3-3.1:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device
[102919.160636] usbcore: registered new interface driver cdc_acm
[102919.160638] cdc_acm: USB Abstract Control Model driver for USB modems and ISDN adapters

Connecting Using screen

$ screen /dev/ttyACM0 115200

Connecting Using minicom

$ minicom /dev/ttyACM0

From within the minicom environment, Ctrl+A, Z can be used to bring up the help and configuration menu which will allow the user to configure the

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|                      Minicom Command Summary                      |
|                                                                   |
|              Commands can be called by CTRL-A <key>               |
|                                                                   |
|               Main Functions                  Other Functions     |
|                                                                   |
| Dialing directory..D  run script (Go)....G | Clear Screen.......C |
| Send files.........S  Receive files......R | cOnfigure Minicom..O |
| comm Parameters....P  Add linefeed.......A | Suspend minicom....J |
| Capture on/off.....L  Hangup.............H | eXit and reset.....X |
| send break.........F  initialize Modem...M | Quit with no reset.Q |
| Terminal settings..T  run Kermit.........K | Cursor key mode....I |
| lineWrap on/off....W  local Echo on/off..E | Help screen........Z |
| Paste file.........Y  Timestamp toggle...N | scroll Back........B |
| Add Carriage Ret...U                                              |
|                                                                   |
|             Select function or press Enter for none.              |
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The port configuration can be specified by navigating to the configuration menu with 'O' and selecting "Serial port setup" from the configuration menu.

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| A -    Serial Device      : /dev/ttyACM0                              |                          
| B - Lockfile Location     : /var/lock                                 |                          
| C -   Callin Program      :                                           |                          
| D -  Callout Program      :                                           |                          
| E -    Bps/Par/Bits       : 115200 8N1                                |                          
| F - Hardware Flow Control : No                                        |                          
| G - Software Flow Control : No                                        |                          
|                                                                       |                          
|    Change which setting?                                              |                          
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