Subject: Re: commenting nitpicks in if_sl.c
To: Space Case <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 02/17/1995 23:16:42
> > * 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...
When you are running MNP3 or higher or V.42, you are in effect running
in sync mode between the modems, effectively increasing thruput 20%.
Of course, if the DTE-DCE speed is at eg. 9600, that does not help
much since your machine is not keeping up with the modems...
Thorsten Lockert | firstname.lastname@example.org | Universe, n.:
1262 Golden Gate Avenue | email@example.com | The problem.
San Francisco, CA 94115 | firstname.lastname@example.org |