Serial Port

AmigaOne X5000 platform specific issues.

Re: Serial Port

Postby tonyw » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:54 pm

I may have been wrong when I said the port was hard-wired to the MCU (I was quoting the A-Eon PDF manual). It looks as though it is NOT wired up, so you can only use an external machine tp talk to the MCU.

However, that is still questionable. I am investigating it now.


BTW, I was wrong about the port numbering, too. It's Port 0 which is connected to the rear DB9 connector. Port 1 (which the manual claims is connected to the MCU) does not seem to be connected to anything. not even a header. I hope that is wrong and that we can use it somehow.
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Re: Serial Port

Postby icbrkr » Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:09 am

Finally got around to adding a PCIe Serial Card in... but how to get it to be seen?

SYSMON shows it... but I'm not sure what serial port #s they are - is there a way to find out? The serial prefs allows me to change the defaults, but using a term program it claims ports 2 and 3 don't exist (my guess since 0 and 1 are on the x5000 itself).
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Re: Serial Port

Postby tonyw » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:53 pm

Support for PCI serial cards was added in serial.device V54.5. That version may not yet be released to the general public.

Also, it was not until V54.6 that the MCU ports on the Cyrus and Tabor worked properly from serial (I had the wrong addresses in the code). Again, that version has not yet been released.
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Re: Serial Port

Postby icbrkr » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:15 am

Any chance I could be a beta tester for either one?
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