TT - 2009-04-03

I'm running 10.5.6 and a I have a no-name USB-Serial adapter.  The driver installed fine.  When I connect my USB/serial cable, /dev/cu.PL2303-xxx and /dev/tty.PL2303-xxx entries appear.

When I do "cat /dev/cu.PL2303-xxx", I see a never-ending sream of garbage data like this.  It doesn't matter what USB port I use, or whether or not the cable is connected to a serial port.

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