[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Serial port USB serial adapters does not work underOS9

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From: Masakazu Nakao <PGA02150@...>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2003 22:43:54 +0900
Dear Robert,

This is a quick note.
  stop "Error " + str$( ioErr ) + " opening input"
IoErr = -98


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Masa
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on 03.3.30 19.22, Robert Purves at rpurves@... wrote:

> 
> On Sunday, March 30, 2003, Masakazu Nakao wrote:
> 
>> I check the problem of TermGetStatus under OS 9.2.2
>> 
>> Your code tell me the error comes from
>>  stop "Error " + str$( ioErr ) + " opening output"
>> IoErr = -98
>> 
>> when I use Keyspan USA28X driver 1.9 (latest version for OS8,9)
>> 
>> Incidentally I found older Keyspan driver v1.8 for Keyspan USA28X.
>> It works almost OK with latest FB^3 (official R7 and beta b9)!
>> 
>> "Almost" means it receive extra string data from somewhere.
> 
> Error -98 is  portNotCf  in Apple's header filer MacErrors.h:
> 
> portNotPwr = -96 /*serial port not currently powered*/
> portInUse  = -97 /*driver Open error code (port is in use)*/
> portNotCf  = -98 /*driver Open error code (parameter RAM not configured
> for this connection)*/
> 
> I don't know what that really means, but we are a little further ahead
> in understanding the Keyspan problem.
> 
> 
> If you comment out 8 lines of my previously-posted TermGetStatus
> override fn, it will not try to open for output.  You can then discover
> whether it succeeds in opening for input:
> 
> //ioErr = fn PBOpenSync( pb ) // try open for output
> //long if ioErr
> //stop "Error " + str$( ioErr ) + " opening output"
> //termStatus = 2 // open already
> //xelse
> //ioErr = fn PBCloseSync( pb ) // close output
> //if ioErr then stop "Error " + str$( ioErr ) + " closing output"
> pb.ioNamePtr& = @gFBSerialInName$(-serPort)
> pb.ioRefNum%  = 0
> pb.ioPermssn` = _fsRdPerm
> ioErr = fn PBOpenSync( pb ) // try open for input
> long if ioErr
> stop "Error " + str$( ioErr ) + " opening input"
> termStatus = 2 // open already
> xelse
> ioErr = fn PBCloseSync( pb ) // close input
> if ioErr then stop "Error " + str$( ioErr ) + " closing input"
> end if
> //end if
> 
> 
> Robert P.
> 
> 
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