[Nut-upsuser] Re: [Nut-upsdev] megatec driver and usb-to-serial converters

Carlos Rodrigues carlos.efr at mail.telepac.pt
Thu Nov 2 13:45:48 CET 2006

On 11/2/06, Doug Reynolds <mav at wastegate.net> wrote:
> I not sure if this helps, but Windows XP automatically supports serial
> to USB cables without installing any additional drivers..  There is
> probably some kind of spec...  good luck finding it though.

AFAIK, both Windows and Linux have a similar level of support for
these devices, in both cases there are a set of them which have their
IDs already listed, there are others that aren't recognized because
their IDs are not yet listed, and there are others yet which really
need special drivers/hardware specific hacks.

Carlos Rodrigues

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