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I have a few ftdi serial devices in which the manufacturer has changed the standard ftdi chips product and vendor numbers to some custom values (you can check those values using the lsusb command, vendor and product ID are two numbers separated by a colon). Until recently this was not a big deal, because there was a way to pass the vendor and product id params to fdti_sio module during the loading with the use of modproble command, but since 3.12 kernel everything changes…

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This project was created as part of my home automatics system. It is a relay card controlled from the PC over a RS-232 port. The card may also be expanded to 5 extra input channels. The project that I describe is a complete solution including hardware with firmware and the software part for PC which consists of linux console utility, php library and java/swing window application.

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