COM Xi (legacy) Dip Switch Settings
COM/Xi Dip Switch Settings
Installation Guide DigiBoard COM/Xi
Intelligent Asynchronous Serial Communications Boards
Installing COM/Xi Boards
Before you plug in the board...
Write down the serial number of the processor boar...
Xe Xi Dip Switch Settings
Xe Xi Dip Switch Settings
DIP SWITCH SETTINGS FOR OLDER Xe and Xi Cards
On the older Xe and Xi cards there are two banks of DIP switches,
Bank 1 (DS1) has 11 DIP switches and Bank 2 (DS2) has 8
DS1 contains the Memory Start Address and th...
What is an epca assert error and how can I resolve it?
epca assert errors are BIOS configuration errors caused by failing to protect the memory start address and range of a Digi card from the rest of the system.
Different types of BIOS have different ways of expressing this concept. For further informat...
PC/Xe and PC/Xi Configuration
My Digi board had 2 banks of dip switches, how should
they be configured.
Bank 1 (DS1) has 11 DIP switches
Bank 2 (DS2) has 8 DIP switches
1. DS1 contains the Memory Start Address and
the I/O address.
2. DS2 contains the IRQ...
DTE vs DCE
This is one of the most misunderstood areas of RS-232. DTE stands for Data
Terminal Equipment, and DCE stands for Data Circuit-terminating Equipment or
Data Communications Equipment. The DTE is typicall...
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Identifying Older Digi Product By Serial Number
Category: Miscellaneous, Hardware
Older Digi Products (pre V-series serial numbers) can be identified by the Prefix to the Serial number.
The prefix consists of the Initial Letter (if any) and the first two digits. (Use your browser search feature to search for your board).
Where can I locate Legacy drivers?
Category: Miscellaneous, Configuration, Hardware, Installation, Troubleshooting
Please visit the following page
How do I find the serial number on my Product?
Category: Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
That depends on the type of product. With most type of PCI cards the serial number will be on a bar coded sticker on the back (i.e. S/N:(S) V81953990, etc). Sometimes, these card will have expansion modules attached to them (black boxes with addition...
The /etc/inittab file is not keeping the changes for the Digi ports
Category: Configuration, Troubleshooting
The drpadmin calls the /etc/conf/bin/idmkinit program in SCO.
This is the same call when rebuilding the kernel, and it asks whether you "Would like the environment rebuilt".
This will remove the current /etc/inittab file, and rebuild it from the fi...
MISSING ALL COM PORTS IN WINDOWS 2000
Make sure that the system has at least one of it''''''''s native serial ports enabled in the system BIOS. Failure to do this will prevent the Microsoft Serial Driver from loading. The Digi makes use of it and will not be able to load without ...
Reference Guide: Cable specifications for building serial cables
Cable Reference Guides:
EIA-232 General Information
EIA-232 Flow Control Primer
EIA-232 Cables: DTE vs. DCE
EIA-232 Signal Information
EIA-232 Cable Specifications
EIA-232 Cable Capacitance vs. Length of Run
EIA-232 Signal/Pin Convers...
Transparent Printing Causes the Port to Lock Up in SCO OpenServer 5.x
Category: Configuration, Miscellaneous, Troubleshooting
Deactivate the fastcook setting on the tty port to resolve this behavior:
# ditty -fastcook ttyx##
Where ttyx## represents the actual tty device.
This setting may be added to a start up script (such as: /etc/rc.d/8/userdef) to configure the set...
Configuring a Printer Using CUPS in Linux
Configuring your RealPort printers with CUPS in Red Hat. Here are the steps taken for configuring a printer:
Point the web browser to http://localhost:631
Select [Add Printer]
Fill in the name, location and description.
Select the "Seria...
How do I configure getty in newer versions of Ubuntu?
Newer versions of Ubuntu no longer use the /etc/inittab file for configuing getty. A new method is now used called upstart. This requires a file be created in /etc/event.d with the name of the tty device.
Here is a basic example of the contents of /...
How do I configure getty in newer versions of Fedora?
Newer versions of Fedora Linux no longer use the /etc/inittab file for configuing getty. A new method is now used called upstart. This requires a file be created in /etc/event.d with the name of the tty device.
Here is a basic example of the content...