I have a raspberry pi 4b with ubuntu server (21.10) installed. I’d like it to communicate with an arduino uno r3. I have the following problem, the arduino, while detected by
lsub it doesn’t have an associated file under
dev. The server has got an xfce desktop environment and I have installed the arduino IDE v1.8 for arm64 from the website. The IDE is working and I’ve run the linux-setup script correctly.
When I run
lsusb the output is
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 2341:0043 Arduino SA Uno R3 (CDC ACM)
and when I run
ls /dev/ttyACM* /dev/ttyUSB*
ls: cannot access '/dev/ttyACM*': No such file or directory ls: cannot access '/dev/ttyUSB*': No such file or directory
The output of
sudo udevadm monitor -u is:
UDEV [334.511980] add /devices/platform/scb/fd500000.pcie/pci0000:00/0000:00:00.0/0000:01:00.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.2 (usb) UDEV [334.518796] add /devices/platform/scb/fd500000.pcie/pci0000:00/0000:00:00.0/0000:01:00.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.2/1-1.2:1.0 (usb) UDEV [334.522288] add /devices/platform/scb/fd500000.pcie/pci0000:00/0000:00:00.0/0000:01:00.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.2/1-1.2:1.1 (usb) UDEV [334.529389] bind /devices/platform/scb/fd500000.pcie/pci0000:00/0000:00:00.0/0000:01:00.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.2 (usb)
journalctl --follow (only the relevant parts)
Dec 18 13:31:53 Etheria kernel: usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 4 using xhci_hcd Dec 18 13:31:53 Etheria kernel: usb 1-1.2: New USB device found, idVendor=2341, idProduct=0043, bcdDevice= 0.01 Dec 18 13:31:53 Etheria kernel: usb 1-1.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=220 Dec 18 13:31:53 Etheria kernel: usb 1-1.2: Manufacturer: Arduino (www.arduino.cc) Dec 18 13:31:53 Etheria kernel: usb 1-1.2: SerialNumber: 55736303939351714262
(Etheria is the name of the raspberry pi)
Any ideas on what might be happening?
For contrast the Arduino is detected perfectly on my computer (Linux, but OpenSuse) with the same cable.
Couldn’t get it to work on time on ubuntu so I tried manjaro (for arm64) and it could detect the arduino. I think it’s some package that is not by default on the server install, if somebody figures that out, please post.
Thanks to @user.dz we figured out which package was missing. It was missing the
linux-modules-extra-raspi. It is a rather large package that contains most of the modules you might be missing from an electronics boards such as i2c and others.