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This product is Obsolete means that both the product and download files are obsolete and are AS IS (in mature status and are no longer updated). Limited Technical Support available.


See the appropriate page if you have one of the following models.

  • RocketPort Universal PCI
  • RocketPort Plus Universal PCI
  • RocketPort Plus 422 Universal PCI

 

 

RocketPort Plus SMPTE Universal PCI Device Drivers and Documentation

Operating System Device Driver Installation Document

FreeBSD 4x

v1.00

See the readme file bundled in the driver assembly.

FreeBSD 5x

v1.01

See the readme file bundled in the driver assembly.

Linux
Kernels 2.6.25 through 5.5.x
(32/64-bit)

v4.08

Refer to the readme file bundled with the driver for installation procedures. You can also download LCOM, which can be used for testing serial ports on a Linux system.
Rev D

Linux
2.6.18 through 2.6.23 kernels

  

(32/64-bit)

v3.08

Technical support typically recommends using this driver version for kernels 2.6.18 through 2.6.23.
Rev D

Linux
2.6.10 through 2.6.17 kernels
(32/64-bit)

v3.07

Technical support typically recommends using this driver version for kernels 2.6.10 through 2.6.17.
Rev D

Linux
2.6.9 kernels
(32/64-bit)

v3.04

Technical support typically recommends using this driver version for kernels 2.6.9 and RHEL 4.6 through 4.8. CentOS is an exact copy of RHEL so whatever RHEL advice in the notes, also applies to CentOS.
Rev D

Linux
2.6.9 kernel
2.4.30 through 2.4.35

  

RHEL 4.0 through 4.5 kernels
(32-bit)

v3.03

Technical support typically recommends using this driver version for kernel 2.6.9, 2.4.30 through 2.4.35, and RHEL 4.0 through 4.5.
Rev D

QNX 4x

v4.25I

Make sure that the file extension is an uppercase F. Some browsers download the file with a lowercase f file extension, if that occurs; change the file extension to uppercase before installing the driver.
See the readme file bundled in the driver assembly.

QNX 6x

v6.30G

Make sure that the file extension is an uppercase F. Some browsers download the file with a lowercase f file extension, if that occurs; change the file extension to uppercase before installing the driver.
See the readme file bundled in the driver assembly.

SCO OpenServer 5.x

v2.09

See the readme file bundled in the driver assembly.

Windows XP SP3 through Windows 10
(32/64-bit)

v8.14

Provides installation and serial port configuration procedures for the RocketPort Universal PCI configuration tool, the Comtrol Drivers Management Console, which means that you no longer need to use the Device Manager to configure the device driver.

You must log in as administrator when using the Comtrol Drivers Management Console.
Rev A

Windows 2000

v4.74

Rev C

Windows NT

v4.56

Rev D

Windows 98/Me

v1.71

Rev B

RocketPort Plus SMPTE Universal PCI Utilities

Operating System Name File Description

All

Bootable CD

Rev G

An .iso file cannot be copied onto a CD but must be burned using an application that burns the image to the CD. If you do not have an application available, you can use this freeware application.

All

Bootable Diskette

Rawrite

Rawrite - a utility for Microsoft systems used to create disk images for use with our diagnostic disk image files.

Rawrite documentation

You will need a loopback plug to run the diagnostics.

Linux

LCOM Utility

v1.06

Use LCOM for testing serial ports.

Windows XP through Windows 10

  

(32/64-bit)

Comtrol Utility (32/64-bit)

v4.11

The Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol, Inc. Utility contains Test Terminal and Port Monitor.
You can use the Port Monitor (PMon2) and Test Terminal (WCom2) User Guide, which provides procedures for using both Test Terminal and Port Monitor to test ports and communications.

RocketPort Plus SMPTE Universal PCI Documentation

Operating System Name File Description

All

RocketPort Universal PCI SMPTE User Guide

Rev A

You can use this document to locate RocketPort Universal PCI SMPTE hardware and installation information.

All

Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol, Inc. Cable User Guide

Rev B

This contains the same cabling information as the hardware installation document.

Linux

Driver Installation for Linux

Rev D

Optionally, you can use the readme file bundled with the driver assembly.

Linux

minicom

Rev C

This document discusses using minicom, a built-in serial communication utility. You can use minicom for sending commands to attached modems.

Windows XP through Windows 7

Driver Installation for Windows

Rev A

Device driver for Windows installation and COM port configuration procedures.

Windows XP through Windows 7

Port Monitor (PMon2) and Test Terminal (WCom2) User Guide

Rev B

You can use the Port Monitor (PMon2) and Test Terminal (WCom2) User Guide, which provides procedures for using both Test Terminal and Port Monitor to test ports and communications.

Windows 98

Driver Installation for Windows 98

Rev B

Device driver for Windows 98 installation and COM port configuration procedures.

Windows 2000

Driver Installation for Windows 2000

Rev C

Device driver for Windows 2000 installation and COM port configuration procedures.

Windows NT

Driver Installation for Windows NT

Rev D

Device driver for Windows NT installation and COM port configuration procedures.

Windows XP

RRAS Overview

Rev A

Overview for Windows XP RRAS configuration.