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Please visit https://www.connectiveperipherals.com for other regions.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ #6)

FAQ #6

Can the USB2-F-7001 be used on a linux machine?

Answer:

The USB2-F-7001 is not natively supported on Linux, but support can be added to the ftdi sio COM port driver through the use of a udev rule. the below steps can be followed to achieve this:

Navigate to the /etc/udev/rules.d folder of the Linux machine and create a file named '95-cppid.rules'. You may need root/sudo permissions to create this file.

Copy the following text into the 95-cppid.rules file.

# Rule to add support to ftdi_sio for device VID: 0403, PID: FAC6

ACTION=="add", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0403", ATTRS{idProduct}=="FAC6", RUN+="/sbin/modprobe ftdi_sio" RUN+="/bin/sh -c 'echo 0403 FAC6 > /sys/bus/usb-serial/drivers/ftdi_sio/new_id'"

Reboot the Linux machine, once rebooted support for the USB2-F-7001 will be dynamically added to the ftdi_sio driver and the device will appear as a standard COM port in the '/dev' folder on the machine.