Raspberry Pi UART-Setup

Setup your Raspberry Pi to communicate with the SurfaceRT.

Configure your Raspberry Pi

To enable the UART on your Raspberry Pi to be used as host you need to configure it: sudo raspi-config Go to 5 - interfacing options Go to P6 - serial Would you like a login shell to be accessible over serial? Answer: 'No' Would you like the serial port hardware to be enabled? Answer: 'Yes' Reboot your Raspberry Pi.

See Raspberry Pi for information on how to physically connect your RPI and your SRT.

Open a serial console

To establish a UART-Connection to the Surface RT use RPI2: minicom -b 115200 -D /dev/ttyAMA0 RPI_Zero minicom -b 115200 -D /dev/ttyS0

To escape from minicom use STRG+A and then X.

Further information: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/uart.md

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