The National Instruments GPIB driver software can be downloaded here. The source file that we are using on the STXM outboard is nigpib-linux-0_6_tar.gz. Unzip the file into the directory /usr/local/src/ and install the driver by doing:
[root@xray4 nigpib-0.5.1]# ./INSTALLThe following lines is what you should see and choose during the installation process:
NI-488.2 GPIB Driver for Linux/x86 (Beta Release 0.5.1) Copyright (C) 1999-2000 National Instruments Corporation. Supports AT-GPIB/TNT, AT-GPIB/TNT PnP, and PCI-GPIB cards ONLY. Note that PCII/a and PCMCIA cards are NOT supported; see README for more info. This driver requires a stable Linux 2.0.x or 2.2.x series kernel with loadable modules and module versioning enabled. Your kernel appears to be configured properly to build NI-GPIB for Linux. Do you want to proceed? [yn] y gcc -c -O -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE -DMODVERSIONS -include /usr/include/linux/modversions.h -D__GPIBDRIVER__ -o ib_linux-2.2.14-5.0.o ib_linux.c ld -r -o nigpib.o ib_ni.o ib_linux-2.2.14-5.0.o cp nigpib.o nigpib-2.2.14-5.0.o Copied nigpib.o driver to modules directory /lib/modules/2.2.14-5.0/misc Devices created. Probing for PCI-GPIB. No PCI-GPIB boards detected. Do you have an AT-GPIB/TNT board installed? [ny] y NOTE: If you have an AT-GPIB/TNT+ Plug-n-Play card, please read the README.PNP first for instructions on setting up your card before proceeding with installation. Enter AT-GPIB/TNT I/O base address, or 'q' [0x2c0] Enter AT-GPIB/TNT IRQ  Enter AT-GPIB/TNT DMA Channel (-1 for none)  Using I/O 0x2c0, IRQ 11, DMA 5 Configure another AT-GPIB/TNT card? [ny] n /etc/conf.modules is up to date. Installation complete.