[ntp:questions] GPS with PPS without any soldering requirements?

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Mon Feb 11 19:09:53 UTC 2008


Correct. That was the plan for my latest Intel motherboard. Problem is, 
Intel wired the motherboard header backwards. My SIIG serial port card 
comes up COM5, COM6,..., but my favorite old program requires COM1 or COM2.


Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

> cmadams at hiwaay.net (Chris Adams) writes:
>>Dag-Erling Smørgrav  <des at des.no> writes:
>>>The moral is: don't buy a computer without a serial port :)
>>Well, I have a serial port, but it is the serial console.  Not many PC
>>type systems (including servers) come with _two_ serial ports anymore.
> Sure they do, the second is usually a header on the mobo, you just have
> to get an extension slot cover with a DB9 connector and a flat cable.

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