ALTEK DIGITIZER DRIVER
malcolm at cast.uark.edu
Thu Feb 3 09:56:26 EST 1994
> In article <199402022132.NAA13465 at nic.cerf.net> you write:
> >Hi there,
> > I am wondering if anyone use ALTEK DIGITIZER with AC31 controller on
> >GRASS4.1. I got the problem to let this beast communicate well with v.digit.
> > I checked the hardware connection and it's okay. The configuration
> >file under $GISBASE/etc/digitizers that I used is al30f8_16. I talked with
> > Thank you in advance.
> > PK Lin
> > E-mail: pklin at cerf.net
> > Tel:(617)942-1655
> PK -- We have the same setup, running GRASS4.1 on a SPARCclassic with
> Solaris 2.2: and no v.digit. We have had to keep an old workstation
> (SUN 386i) active runnig GRASS4.0 & SunOS 4.0.2 in order to run the
> digitizer. This subject was brought up before on the lists, but never
> resolved. I'm not sure if it is a SOLARIS 2.x problem or a GRASS 4.1
> v.digit runs like a DOG in "no digitizer" mode, something to do with
> the fifo's and SOLARIS, I've been told. Does your v.digit run without
> the digitizer?
> Also, I think v.digit was changed in GRASS4.1, and there is a "v.digit2" or
> "v.digit.old" code around which is the GRASS4.0 v.digit -- can anyone
> shed some light on this? Has ANYONE got an ALTEK AC31 running WELL on
> Ronald Thomas ront at meeker.cfnr.colostate.edu
We run GRASS4.1 on SunOS4.1.3 on IPC's, IPX's Sparc 1+'s, Sun 690, etc.
The following settings on our Altek AC31 controller work fine with v.digit
(v.digit2 is the 4.0 version):
> S1 S2 S3 S4
> 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
> 1 x x x x
> 2 x x x x
> 3 x x x x
> 4 x x x x
> 5 x x x x
> 6 x x x x
> 7 x x x x
> 8 x x x x
> We are using the al30f8_16 digitizer driver in our digcap file.
> This setup works for us on a Sun IPC and a Sun Sparc 1+. Good luck!
Why am I dreading the switch to Solaris 2.x ?!!
Malcolm D. Williamson - Research Assistant E-mail: malcolm at cast.uark.edu
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies Telephone: (501) 575-6159
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University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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