[time-nuts] Timelab, two SR620s and losing samples

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jan 17 09:08:53 UTC 2016

In message <569B3B7E.6090003 at rubidium.dyndns.org>, Magnus Danielson writes:

>> It's always safest to use counters in talk-only mode when possible,
>>since that rules out any timing problems that might arise in a
>>two-way GPIB [...]

This is a common misunderstanding:  Talk-only does *not* protecting you
against timing issues on GPIB.

On RS-232, yes, but not on GPIB.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

More information about the Time-nuts_lists.febo.com mailing list