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Subject: RE: MOXA terminal server
From: <emma.shepherd@diamond.ac.uk>
To: <dirk.zimoch@psi.ch>
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 17:20:05 +0000
Hi Dirk,

That's interesting.. which model of MOXA are you using?  I think the
6650 is Windows.

Thanks,
Emma

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dirk Zimoch [mailto:dirk.zimoch@psi.ch]
> Sent: 05 January 2011 15:59
> To: Shepherd, Emma (DLSLtd,RAL,DIA)
> Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
> Subject: Re: MOXA terminal server
> 
> Hi Emma,
> 
> Does your Moxa run on Linux or Windows? Mine is Linux and I use the
> local program /bin/setinterface to select the mode (RS232, RS482 2
> wire,
> RS422, RS485 4 wire).
> 
> When running EPICS on the Moxa, you can do this from the EPICS startup
> script with the 'system' command (3.14.12) or from inside StreamDevice
> with the 'exec' command.
> 
> Dirk
> 
> emma.shepherd@diamond.ac.uk wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > We have recently been investigating options for controlling serial
> > devices via a terminal server.  We particularly want the ability to
> > software switch between RS-232/RS-422/RS-485.  One that has this
> > capability and seems to be generally recommended by the EPICS
> community
> > is the MOXA NP6650 32-port device server.
> >
> > However, after buying one to evaluate, we discovered an annoying
> > 'feature': to change the settings of a serial port over the web
> > interface (baud rate etc) requires a reboot of the server, which of
> > course disrupts communications on all ports (and actually crashes my
> > soft IOC, though this might be a streamDevice issue...).
> >
> > We wondered if anybody else has also come across this problem?  If
so
> > have you found a way of getting around it, or do you have any other
> > recommendations?  I have contacted MOXA technical support about the
> > issue, but they don't seem prepared to fix it.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Emma
> >
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