[time-nuts] Oncore VP problem

Dr Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Sat Jul 21 17:37:04 EDT 2007

GandalfG8 at aol.com wrote:
> --------------------
> Thanks Bruce
> I've got it sorted now, for the time being at least:-)
> I'd love to use a "better" OS, have tried a few flavours of Linux for  
> example after spending a long time working with Unix servers, but there are  still 
> applications where Windows is the only viable OS.
> In my case, the biggest single factor is the Winradio software for the  G313.
> There isn't a viable alternative, not that I've seen so far  anyway, and it 
> took long enough to get all the quirks ironed out under  Windows, so certainly 
> not an area where I'd want to try an emulator.
> If I've got to keep Windoze for that then I'm less tempted to run another  OS 
> for anything else.
> regards
> Nigel

Problems that occur when an active serial data source is connected to a 
PC serial port are not restricted to Windows.
If one booted a FreeBSD machine with an active GPS timing receiver 
connected to a serial port, the serial buffers would overflow.
This problem/feature appears to have since been fixed, at least for 


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