Having problems with your Dell PowerEdge 2500 Server ?

My Dell PowerEdge 2500 has 2 configurable com ports which are setup as Com1 IRQ-4, and Com2 IRQ-3. My problem is that everything seems to say that they are there and active, but my software only can talk to the Com2 port. I have (2) USB ports, but don't want to try to use an RS-232 to USB converter to see if I can use my software on those ports. I need access to both Com1 and Com2 at the same time. Any ideas?


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That "in-op" COM port is in fact, probably defective. Had many cases where 1 works/1 doesn't. Buy a cheap, PCI COM port board, install the software, and plug away!

Cheers,
gurutim
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