IO error

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Sun Oct 19 04:40:41 CEST 2008


In message
<2b395098-1a9e-4668-a453-0914fb68b3e7 at k30g2000hse.googlegroups.com>, Rajan
Arora wrote:

> On Oct 18, 5:52 pm, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <l... at geek-
> central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
>> In message
>> <b9bb93e3-7462-422c-84ad-f56d45edf... at k16g2000hsf.googlegroups.com>,
>> Rajan
>>
>> Arora wrote:
>> > I am trying to get the data out of an instrument through its GPIB
>> > port...
>>
>> > When i try read() command it gives me an IO timeout error.
>>
>> What's the device name, device driver module name, do you have any sample
>> or diagnostic code you can run to prove that your PC is communicating
>> properly with the device?
> 
> I am trying to automate an HP 4156. I am getting some of the data that
> i need, but when i specify the whole data set i want it to read, it
> takes some time and gives a IO Timeout error.
> Will making IO timeout=0 help?

What's the device name as far as the OS is concerned that you are specifying
to open the device, device driver module name, do you have any sample or
diagnostic code you can run to prove that your PC is communicating properly
with the device?




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