Category: Network and Modem
Manufacturer: Digi International Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.80 MB
Operating System: Windows Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Linux, SCO, OpenServer
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 12 Dec 2005
This hardware component belongs to a multiport serial card family which is capable of providing support for an array of options for expanding serial based solutions with the use of a PCI expansion card. The device driver for the Digi ClassicBoard 8 PCI supports up to eight ports using an RS-232 connector model. The computer user also gains flexibility by being able to choose from a number of possible connections like the RJ-45, DB-25, or the DB-9 interfaces. Being hosted on the Peripheral Component Interface slot on the computer motherboard it requires the installation of the corresponding device driver not only to be properly detected by the host operating system platform but also to provide necessary details about the supported hardware component. When using the proper device driver the computer user will benefit from increased transmission speeds that can reach a maximum of 460.8 kilobits per second. The manufacturer also provided some safety by implementing surge suppression on all available signals.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The presence of the correct device driver for the Digi ClassicBoard 8 PCI allows the implementation of a full duplex operation. What this means is that the communication framework established by the corresponding device driver works both ways. The host computer system can send commands and instructions to the supported hardware component while the Digi ClassicBoard 8 PCI can also send alerts, notifications, and similar types of messages to the host machine. In terms of providing support for existing technologies, the device driver helps in the implementation of the 16C654 UART model to deliver automatic flow control processes. This is further supported by the implementation of a 64 byte First In First Out hierarchy. The establishment of the correct device driver into the host computer system allows for the implementation of an automatic configuration on all the available PCI based interrupts. Despite the support for multiple ports, this supported hardware component only uses one Input and Output address. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Digi ClassicBoard 8 PCI errors before installing any driver updates.