Note: regrettably the Intel Edison has been canceled by Intel, leaving the market to arguably inferior products.
- plug USB-serial adapter into Intel Edison USB OTG host port
Check if new device is seen, from Edison terminal:
If there isn’t a new assignment to
/dev/ttyUSB*, the FTDI kernel module may be needed.
opkg install kernel-module-ftdi-sio`
This assumes you have already setup the Intel Edison opkg repository.
Verify USB-serial adapter on Intel Edison
in Edison terminal
Reply should include
usb: FTDI USB Serial Device converter now attached to ttyUSB0
Check which Intel Edison Yocto version is installed