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uftdi - USB support for serial adapters based on the FT8U100AX and



      uftdi - USB support for serial adapters based on the FT8U100AX and
      FT8U232AM chips


      To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
      kernel configuration file:
            device uftdi
            device ucom
      Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
      following line in loader.conf(5):


      The uftdi driver provides support for various serial adapters based on
      the FTDI FT2232C, FT8U100AX and FT8U232AM chips.
      The device is accessed through the ucom(4) driver which makes it behave
      like a tty(4).


      The uftdi driver supports the following adapters:
            B&B Electronics USB->RS422/485 adapter
            Elexol USB MOD1
            HP USB-Serial adapter shipped with some HP laptops
            Inland UAS111
            QVS USC-1000
            Buffalo PC-OP-RS / Kurouto-shikou KURO-RS universal remote
            Prologix GPIB-USB Controller
      tty(4), ucom(4), usb(4)


      The uftdi driver appeared in FreeBSD 4.8 from NetBSD 1.5.


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