[time-nuts] Recommendation for cheap GBIP adapter for Linux

Adrian Godwin artgodwin at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 15:21:13 EST 2017

The Galvant adapter appears to use a very similar protocol to the Prologix,
but I'm unsure if it's exactly compatible.

There have been large numbers of HP adapters on ebay - they're generally
thought to be clones of varying quality.


On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:16 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

> attila at kinali.ch said:
> > I have a need for a GBIP adapter that I can use with Linux. It shouldn't
> be
> > too expensive, but I rather spend a few bucks more for ease of use. Where
> > "ease of use" means I don't have problems with weird drivers on Linux
> I've been happy with the Prologix.  It may not be as low cost as you would
> like.
> It uses one of the common USB-Serial chips, so there is no problem with
> drivers on Linux.
> It needs hardware flow control or long-enough pauses in the right places.
> That was the only problem I had getting started.
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