Multiple Edgeports???

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Big Bob
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Multiple Edgeports???

Postby Big Bob » Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:03 pm

I'm running out of serial ports on my Edgeport 416, but before I buy a second one, do you guys know if I'll have any issues with 2 Edgeports on one PC?

The PC getting confused over the devices, the OS (Win XP) not recognizing all 32 ports, etc., etc???

I couldn't find anything on the Digi website saying this wouldn't work and the owners manual implies that it can, but I figured I'd check here to see if anyone has actually done this before I spent the cash.

Thanks in advance


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Postby mcascio » Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:43 am


No problems here with multiple edgeports. Just keep in mind, the current limitation is 16 com ports by Windows. There's discussion here of trying to expand MLServer to support more than 16 simultaneous ports.
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