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VRF-8234D_Install

Question asked by VRFuser on Mar 26, 1998
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from: Greg Goebel / HP-MXD
      gvg@lvld.hp.com / 800-452-4844
      website:  ftp://fcext3.external.hp.com/dist/mxd/index.html
to:   VRF / Graham Lambert
date: Friday, 27 March 1998 1150 MST

Sir:

I presume that when you have the 82340 card installed in the PC, all other
details (cables, instruments, and so on) remain the same.

I suggest that if the 82340 card works in the PC that you determine what its
interrupt level and base address range is from HP I/O Config.  Then swap
the 82341D card with it, and use Windows Device Manager to set the same
settings as the 82340 card.

If this doesn't work, something extremely mysterious is going on.

[%%] greg goebel

> Hi
>
> I have tried unsuccessfully to install a 82341D HPIB card on several 486 DX2
> machines.  Vee4 is currently installed on the PC under win95.  when I put
> the card in and boot up, w95 pnp finds the card and installs.  I run the HP
> ioconfig utility and it finds the card and installs.  I check win95 control
> panel/settings/system/hpib cards and it tells me the card is ok and there
> are no conflicts.  So far so good.  Now I launch Vee4, run io/inst
> manager/hpib-7/refresh and it finds the port and the hp437b power meter
> connected to it.  This I configure with the right (hp437b.cid) driver and
> save.
>
> Now comes the problem:  When I try and fetch the intrument in the panel
> mode, I get a "Error occured during reset of intrument i/o error or timeout
> at hpib interface 7".  I can increase the timeout to 60sec this doesn't
> help.  I try several other instruments and cables with the same problem.  I
> can install an 82340 card on this machine and it works first time. 
>
> I assume the card is faulty and send it back to HP, where they test it, find
> it OK and send it back to me.  What can I try next?????
>
> Regards from:
> Graham Lambert
> Home email: greylamb@iafrica.com
> http://users.iafrica.com/g/gr/greylamb/

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