Categories

Create /dev/bus_pirate on Linux

Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2009 in Bus Pirate, Linux by Ian

slashbp

blue.zener demonstrates some handy Linux UDEV foo that assigns the Bus Pirate to /dev/bus_pirate, instead of the boring /dev/ttyusb. This can be used to give any device a more memorable name under Linux.

Thanks for the tip!

[Tux image]

This entry was posted on Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 6:32 am and is filed under Bus Pirate, Linux. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

One Response to “Create /dev/bus_pirate on Linux”

  1. drewp says:

    Or, if you don’t want to know about udev or write anything into /etc, you can use the /dev/serial tree. At the moment I have an arduino and a bus pirate plugged in:


    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Jun 3 22:51 /dev/serial/by-id/usb-FTDI_FT232R_USB_UART_A900gbcG-if00-port0 -> ../../ttyUSB0
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Jun 4 23:25 /dev/serial/by-id/usb-FTDI_FT232R_USB_UART_AH00MQL2-if00-port0 -> ../../ttyUSB1

Leave a Reply

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Recent Comments

  • Paul Robertson: Count me in
  • Chris Jennings: I too like the cold and snow (it means no grass mowing). Now I can focus on fun stuff like hobby boards and woodworking.
  • flubba86: Commenting for fun and profit.
  • Sohan: If wishes were PCBs, beggars would be soldering!
  • Luke: Neat