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ERROR validateSerialDevice,line 118: Failed to read from serial device. The Onboard SDK is not communicating with your drone.
@allanm84 A USB->Serial converter will report that it is connected even if the UART end is left open. To avoid false positives, we have an additional check (validateSerialDevice) that looks at the broadcast data on the line. If it does not receive any data on the line it will return this error. In our tests, this check has proven to be quite robust.
A few questions: (a) What VM are you using? (b) Can you post a minicom log? I assume minicom is running on the same VM, is that right? (c) What baud rate are you trying comms at?