[ale] Parallel & serial port cards?
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 21:31:23 EST 2020
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On November 14, 2020 9:12:38 PM EST, Alex Carver via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>I have purchased multiport PCIe serial cards from StarTech in the past
>that work quite well under Debian. They have a medusa cable to convert
>the large connector to four 9-pin D-subs. The kernel picks them up
>right away as 16950 UART fully hardware serial ports. There are also a
>couple combination cards available.
>All of the cards show Linux support. I would recommend separate cards
>rather than a combo card if you have space.
>4-port serial card (this is the one I've been buying for several
>systems, one computer has three of them):
>One and Two port parallel SPP/EPP/ECP:
>On 2020-11-14 17:20, Jim Kinney via Ale wrote:
>> It works with xp so it's really old school. That suggests a good
>chance of some Linux happy. I can't recall if vantec is a new name.
>Xilogic?? MC used to have line of internal cards from one maker that
>always worked. It's been too long since I built a desktop and I can't
>remember the vendor name.
>> On November 14, 2020 5:51:54 PM EST, Bob Toxen via Ale <ale at ale.org>
>>> Can anyone recommend a PCIe card providing a parallel port and a
>>> port that works with CentOS Linux, preferable that I can mail order
>>> Microcenter offers the following but no indication as to whether it
>>> works with Linux:
>>> Vantec 2S1P PCIe Serial & Parallel Combo Host Card
>>> I've tried several in the past but none worked with Linux.
>>> Also, can someone recommend a 2-port ethernet PCIe board that works
>>> Linux, preferable that I can mail order from Microcenter.
>>> Thanks to all!
>>> Best regards,
>>> Bob Toxen
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