[time-nuts] Did my Tbolt die ?

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Jul 18 07:57:17 EDT 2010


On 07/18/2010 10:53 AM, Adam Feigin wrote:
> Well, I wish it were all that simple. I was originally running  the
> Tbolt with tboltd under Linux to provide data to one of my ntp servers,
> on a real(tm) serial port. Sometime after a reboot (or maybe during ??)
> it just stopped working, at least the serial portion. I've tried a bunch
> of different machines, including attaching the thing to a Moxa Serial
> device server, and i dont get anything out at all. I've let it sit
> overnight, power cycling, tried  different machines, (VirtualBox, Wine
> with USB serial and direct serial) all to no avail. It simply gives no
> output at all.

Just rebooting should not be the killer, but power-cycling may be. 
Grounding of equipment may also be an issue, as you connect things around.

Cheers,
Magnus




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