usb driver problem

Thomas McGrath III mcgrath3 at
Mon Jan 17 09:15:07 EST 2011

I will try this today when I get back home.

should it be  open file "modem:tty.usbmodem1a21"

I gotta look up the serialControlString

Thanks will get back with the results

-- Tom McGrath III
3mcgrath at

On Jan 17, 2011, at 1:06 AM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 1/16/11 10:37 PM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
>> The dev/tty.usbmodem1a21 does not show up in the list using the
>> SerialTest.rev stack.
>> It does show up in the Arduino software Serial list. Also in the
>> Arduino you have to use the tty.usbmodem1a21. Also when you plug the
>> Arduino in the Mac detects a new modem and asks to set it up in
>> Internet preferences pane. hit apply and then it shows up in
>> Arduino.
> If the Mac thinks it's a modem, I'd try using "open file" as Mark Waddingham suggested. Specify "modem:" and set the serialControlString. He did mention that the drivernames aren't always accurate on OS X.
> If that doesn't work, use "open file" with the "/dev/" path. I'm not sure which path would work, I guess you'd need to test them all. Basically the one that works in Terminal should work in LiveCode.
> Did you try talking to it in Terminal? Does that work?
> -- 
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