[Discussion] Tangleball RepRap
gareth at blacksphere.co.nz
Wed Mar 16 17:51:09 NZDT 2011
What does the circuit look like for the serial comms?
Could it be a flow-control problem? Are the modem lines in a sane
state, or is flow control disabled?
If you don't like minicom, you can try maxicom:
On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Tolley, Gary <Gary.Tolley at cubic.com> wrote:
> On 16/03/11 10:14, Tolley, Gary wrote:
>> Last night we tried minicom, also tried RepSnapper, but couldn't get
>> that to run due to dependency issues.
>> Immediately as I got hom, I plugged it all in and ran the RepRap host,
>> reporting no errors, and comms were just fine.
> Minicom ran?
> It ran, identifying and assigning a com port to it /ttyUSB0, yet no data
>> I reckon we will need a working RepRap on the day, hopes were to print
>> out whistles for people to take home, and maybe add it to their
>> emergency kits.
> Good idea. I'll tune up the whistle model :)
> Excellent :)
>> Vik, you mentioned last week about donating a Darwin, assuming we can
>> get that set up early, we can have that running at least.
> No electronics on it at present, sorry. It had the old PIC hardware on
> it and I sort of got half way through upgrading it.
> No problem, we can still have it there on the open day, as more of a
> discussion element showing the improvements from Darwin to Mendel. We
> can sort out electronics at a later date.
>> I will pass by Tangleball tonight after work, to try out any other
>> Is GcDump a complete package, that can work on Ubuntu?
> It's a simple single binary command line utility (source available of
> course) that runs fine on Ubuntu, Red Hat, OLPC whatever.
> Cheers, will look into it.
> Gary T
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