[time-nuts] Did my Tbolt die ?
namichie at gmail.com
Sat Jul 17 05:17:54 EDT 2010
I have had problems with TBolts on PCs. The COM port assignments seem
to be a bit volatile,
plug in a different mouse or other user and you may find the COM port
has been assigned to it.
I have never been able to confidently cope with this problem, I just
keep hacking the
system and sooner or later I get the COM port right with the right
settings and all is well.
There seem to be up to 3 layers to get right.
This may be because I use USB to serial converters or just be
inherent to the later Windows OS.
cheers, Neville Michie
On 17/07/2010, at 5:02 PM, Adam Feigin wrote:
> After rebooting one of my servers, I noticed that I was no longer
> getting information from my Thunderbolt. Low and behold, it really
> to be no longer supplying TSIP packets on the serial port. The PS is
> okay, and the PPS and 10Mhz outputs also are working. Its just the
> serial output which seems to be broken. Connected it directly to a PC,
> and tried with both Heather and Tboltmon. Heather says No COM1 Serial
> Port data seen, and Tboltmon shows data being sent, but nothing being
> received. Even tried a factory reset via Tboltmon, to no avail.
> Have no idea why it might have stopped working. Any suggestions ?
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