IO error

Rajan Arora derajan at
Sun Oct 19 03:03:30 CEST 2008

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>, 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?

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