How to setup ELM327 USB driver in Mac OX under CrossOver

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How to setup ELM327 USB driver in Mac OX under CrossOver

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This article is about driver installation only. If you need instruction on how to install CrossOver, please check this thread: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7339

1. Install native MAC OS X drivers for the USB-UART chip in your adapter. Different chip require different drivers:

FTDI: https://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm

Prolific: http://www.prolific.com.tw/US/ShowProdu ... 29&pcid=41

Silicon Labs: https://www.silabs.com/products/develop ... cp-drivers

You may use this tutorial to identify your USB to UART chip:

https://community.smarttech.com/article ... ateRoute=1

2. Map your USB device from MacOSX space to CrossOver space, here is the tutorial:

https://www.codeweavers.com/support/wik ... btoserial2

3. Latest version of OSX allow access serial devices only to root. In order to fix it, you need to run the following command in terminal:

>sudo chmod 777 /var/spool/uucp

4. Install FORScan, run it, go to FORScan settings ando do the following changes:

- Change connection type from Auto to COM

- Change COM port from Auto to COM1 (or whatever you set up in item #2 above)

- Change Maximum response time parameter from 300 to 1000 ms.

6. Try to connect
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Re: How to setup ELM327 USB driver in Mac OX under CrossOver

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Hi, I'm running Catalina 10.15.6 and have followed all these steps and when i go to put the command in terminal it says "Operation not permitted" is there a workaround to this?
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Re: How to setup ELM327 USB driver in Mac OX under CrossOver

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You need to be logged in as root. Type the following in terminal:
sudo -i sudo -s
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Re: How to setup ELM327 USB driver in Mac OX under CrossOver

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