Strange Problem / Cheap Cables

Lubomir Schmidt gentoo.lubomir at
Wed Mar 3 12:08:30 UTC 2010

That is the same cable. The T191 the "the" cable what is normaly used.
It must be verry smal modificated to fit into the C1xx. You must cut a
bit from the black plastic near the jack to fit "fully" inside.

PS: With the cable from dealextreme you dont have to make this
modifications on the cable(i doesnt need that on the cable i get from

2010/3/3 nicolho <nicolho at>:
> hi everyone,
> could the strange problem be related to the cheap cable...?
> still waiting for usb data cable from akku-king (supply issue... related to
> osmocomBB project ?), i'm also experiencing unstable serial communications
> with this cable :
> some related questions :
> does someone here use this cable ? :
> can we use direct connection to PC serial port (UART or usb serial adapter)
> safely ? i mean without any ttl level conversion (like max-232) ?
> which exact FTDI usb to serial chipset (ie FT232R) is most recommended, with
> :
> - good linux driver support
> - support for a possible future use of higher non-standard baud rates ?
> is there any serial port configuration trick or driver tweak to get better
> serial communications with osmocon ?
> thanks
> nico

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