Jef Driesen jef at
Wed Mar 16 05:10:09 PDT 2016

On 2016-03-16 11:51, Andreas Reschke wrote:
> After a few hours research at the internet, I found this page:
> with this short Howto:
> - install the irda-utils package for your distribution
> - Upon inserting the device, this adapter will automatically be
> recognized as ID 9710:7780 MosChip Semiconductor MCS7780 4Mbps Fast
> IrDA Adapter and the mcs7780.ko driver loaded
> - The user will likely have to manually load the IRCOMM driver as root
> user, e.g. "modprobe ircomm-tty" *, which will automatically load
> ircomm.ko as well. -- al: this automagicly loaded for me.
> - Now, the irda0 pseudo device will be available, e.g. "iwconfig" will
> list irda0, but "ifconfig" won't as the irda0 interface hasn't been
> initialized.
> - So as root, execute "ifconfig irda0 up" which initializes the irda0
> interface [THIS is the magic command that makes it all work that seems
> to be missing from a few guides --Alex.]
> - Next as root, execute "irattach irda0 -s" (discovery)
> - Next as root, execute "irdadump" in a terminal
> - start the subsurface programm and "Import > from Dive Computer >
> Manufactor Uwatec with Model Galileo Luna"
> Now I have all my dives from the dive computer on my Laptop.

Can you send me a memory dump of your Aladin Sport? That will allow me 
to add it to list of supported devices. In the subsurface download 
dialog simply enable both the libdivecomputer dump and log file 
checkboxes, and send back those two files.


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