[time-nuts] OT: Prologix GPIB and HP3478A...The Answer!

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Nov 28 14:45:46 EST 2007

In message <E1IxRdG-00038h-Eg at febo.com>, "Prologix" writes:
>Hi Chuck,
>Good work identifying the problem! Leaving out the bus driver chips was a
>conscious decision based on available board space and was not made lightly.
>Extensive testing had shown that not to be an issue, so far. In fact, yours
>is the first reported case of a drive related problem. However, we consider
>even one incident to be one too many, and will be revisiting the decision
>during a future release.

I think I can report having seen the problem as well, only not
realizing the cause, because it worked flawlessly when I put my
HP59401A Bus Analyser on the bus.

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