[ale] Parallel & serial port cards?
bugyatl at gmail.com
Sun Nov 15 14:54:18 EST 2020
Why not USB to serial or parallel?
On Sat, Nov 14, 2020, 9:32 PM Phil Turmel via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
> I've had good results with various StarTech products. +1
> On 11/14/20 9:31 PM, Jim Kinney via Ale wrote:
> > Startech! That's the name.
> > 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
> > that work quite well under Debian. They have a medusa cable to
> > 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
> > 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):
> > https://www.startech.com/en-us/cards-adapters/pex4s952
> > One and Two port parallel SPP/EPP/ECP:
> > https://www.startech.com/en-us/cards-adapters/pex2pecp2
> > https://www.startech.com/en-us/cards-adapters/pex1p
> > Combo cards:
> > https://www.startech.com/en-us/cards-adapters/pex2s1p553b
> > https://www.startech.com/en-us/cards-adapters/pex2s5531p
> > 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> wrote:
> > Can anyone recommend a PCIe card providing a parallel port
> > and a serial
> > port that works with CentOS Linux, preferable that I can
> > mail order
> > from Microcenter?
> > 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
> > with
> > Linux, preferable that I can mail order from Microcenter.
> > Thanks to all!
> > Best regards,
> > Bob Toxen
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