Subject: Re: commenting nitpicks in if_sl.c
To: John Vinopal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Space Case <email@example.com>
Date: 02/17/1995 20:03:05
On Feb 17, 6:54pm, John Vinopal wrote:
> * packet to finish. I.e., we wait, on the average, 1/2 * mtu /
> * cps, where cps is the line speed in characters per second.
> * E.g., 533ms wait for a 1024 byte MTU on a 9600 baud line.
>This last line is quite in error. Waiting for 1/2 of a 1024 byte
>packet is 512 / cps. On a 9600 line, cps is 1200. So that makes
>a 426ms wait for a 1024 MTU at 1200 cps (9600).
Well, if you don't have start/stop bits, it would be...
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