Re: Palm III and USB to RS
> I have a Thinkpad without RS, and a Palm III without USB :-) does
> anybody have experience with connecting Palm III using a USB to[/color]
> converter? The available Howto's do not seem to be conclusive[/color]
Yes, it works very well. Later Palm devices, with USB built in, are
problematic to setup (well, they have been for me anyway).
> On a more general note -- assuming I have a USB to RS converter. I[/color]
> read that it creates the device /dev/ttyUSB0. Does it work exactly[/color]
> same as if I had a serial port and used /dev/ttyS0?[/color]
More or less. There are a few differences - for instance, ttyUSB0 won't
exist until the adapter is plugged in.