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vrf using 2 PC's on same GPIB bus

Question asked by VRFuser on May 4, 2004
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML><HEAD><META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><META content="MSHTML 6.00.2800.1400" name=GENERATOR><STYLE>@font-face {     font-family: Wingdings;}@font-face {     font-family: Tahoma;}@page Section1 {size: 8.5in 11.0in; margin: 1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; }P.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}LI.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}DIV.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}A:link {     COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.MsoHyperlink {     COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}A:visited {     COLOR: purple; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {     COLOR: purple; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}P {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN-LEFT: 0in; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0in; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}SPAN.emailstyle17 {     COLOR: windowtext; FONT-FAMILY: Arial}SPAN.EmailStyle19 {     COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial}DIV.Section1 {     page: Section1}</STYLE></HEAD><BODY lang=EN-US vLink=purple link=blue><DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2></FONT> </DIV><BLOCKQUOTE>  <DIV><SPAN class=607250517-05052004><FONT face=Arial><FONT color=#0000ff><FONT   size=2><SPAN class=029312318-05052004> >  </SPAN>Also, I have   seen horrible things--complete paralysis or nasty unfixable error   messages<SPAN   class=029312318-05052004> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=607250517-05052004><FONT face=Arial><FONT color=#0000ff><FONT   size=2><SPAN class=029312318-05052004>></SPAN>-occur at wakeup when there   were 2 System Controllers on the same bus. Can't remember what triggered the   problem unfortunately.</FONT></FONT></FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2><SPAN   class=607250517-05052004></SPAN></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff   size=2> </FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff   size=2>There is a possible alternative.</FONT> <FONT face=Arial   color=#0000ff size=2> Turn on the LAN Server of your "main"   system.</FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff   size=2>Throw away the other GPIB card.</FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff   size=2>Access the GPIB card of the main system from the second pc as if it   were a LAN-GPIB converter.</FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2>This   still uses the GPIBx names.  Of course, it assumes both computers have   LAN and that</FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2>you   weren't trying to test the GPIB card itself.</FONT></SPAN></DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff   size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV>  <DIV><SPAN class=029312318-05052004>  <P><FONT size=2>Les Hammer<BR>Partner<BR>Complete Test<BR>720 SW 14th   St.<BR>Loveland, CO.  80537<BR>   </FONT></P></SPAN></DIV></BLOCKQUOTE>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as:<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "".</BODY></HTML>