[chiplotle-discuss] DXY 885

douglas repetto douglas at music.columbia.edu
Thu Mar 29 09:37:29 EDT 2012


Hi Calvin,

Try using:

/dev/tty.KeySerial1


for the serial port name in your config file. The actual name of the 
serial port can change each time you plug it in, so Keyspan provides the 
KeySerial1 name as a constant alias.

best,
douglas

On 3/29/12 9:09 AM, Calvin Stables wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Thanks to Joe for putting up the DIP settings for the DXY 880. Im still trying to get my 885 up and running but it seems like its close now.
> Ive managed to get a hold of the Keyspan adapter and 150-R 25 pin cable and they seem to be working fine. Im just running into a problem now when running Chiplotle...
> I think I have set the config file to the right port and plotter;
>
>>>> serial_port_to_plotter_map = {'/dev/tty.USA19Hfa13P1.1' : 'DXY-880'}
>
> but when i run chiplotle i get the following;
>
> calvin:~ calvinstables$ chiplotle
>
>    +-----------------------+
>    |   Chiplotle! v.0.3.1  |
>    +-----------------------+
>
> Scanning serial ports...
> Found ports:
>    /dev/tty.Bluetooth-PDA-Sync
>    /dev/tty.KeySerial1
>
> Sniffing for plotters in all serial ports...
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<string>", line 1, in<module>
>    File "/Library/Python/2.6/site-packages/Chiplotle-0.3.1-py2.6.egg/chiplotle/tools/plottertools/instantiate_plotters.py", line 20, in instantiate_plotters
>      result = search_and_instantiate_plotters( )
>    File "/Library/Python/2.6/site-packages/Chiplotle-0.3.1-py2.6.egg/chiplotle/tools/plottertools/search_and_instantiate_plotters.py", line 25, in search_and_instantiate_plotters
>      plotters_found = sniff_ports_for_plotters(ports)
>    File "/Library/Python/2.6/site-packages/Chiplotle-0.3.1-py2.6.egg/chiplotle/tools/serialtools/sniff_ports_for_plotters.py", line 11, in sniff_ports_for_plotters
>      plotter_name = what_plotter_in_port(port)
>    File "/Library/Python/2.6/site-packages/Chiplotle-0.3.1-py2.6.egg/chiplotle/tools/serialtools/what_plotter_in_port.py", line 29, in what_plotter_in_port
>      id = ser.readline(eol='\r').strip('\r')
> TypeError: readline() got an unexpected keyword argument 'eol'
> chiplotle>
>
> Is there something ive missed in the config file?
> Im sure ive just missed something simple here. (still wrapping my head around terminal and python)
>
> Thanks!
>
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