[time-nuts] Prologix GPIB/USB converter help...
ch at murgatroid.com
Sun Apr 15 12:17:49 EDT 2007
> I just got one and am trying to get it running under Linux. I have the
> low-level configuration right (I think) and the device is recognized and
> I can talk to it, after a fashion, on the /dev/ttyUSB0 port.
Hmmm ... it just works for me under Linux (Debian/Ubuntu), at least when it
is in the mood to talk. (It is sometimes a bit fussy at first, but once it
gets going, it stays that way.)
My Prologix is quite old, so it may well have different firmware than yours.
(I use a lot of serial-usb dongles in my lab; they all work well with
Did you/can you verify your dongle works on a Windoze machine? It is
probably a good idea to rule out a hardware problem.
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