[time-nuts] GPIB Card locks up motherboard

Azelio Boriani azelio.boriani at screen.it
Mon Nov 14 15:38:59 EST 2011


Why not a PCI one... yes, it is $100 and an AT card is $40 but maybe a PCI
one has no (or much less) compatibility issues. Is the BX6 mobo working
with other AT-type cards?  Can you test with any other AT card?

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 8:56 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
<caf at omen.com>wrote:

> Thanks to the kind help from the list I now have my Racal-Dana 1992
> sending readings to a National Instruments GPIB PCII/PCIIa board
> in PCIIa mode default settings.  This is with an Abit BH6 mobo with a
> 300 MHz PIII.   That is not the fastest gun in the west.
>
> If I plug the GPIB card into a BX6 running at 800 MHz that board stops
> working.
> It won't even display its start up screen.  I've tried random different
> switch
> settings on the GPIB card to no avail.
>
> Any suggestions?  Do I need to get a GPIB card with a 16 bit AT connector?
>
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