Subject: Re: com problem with -current
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Mark Boyns <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/21/1997 22:57:18
22 May 1997 writes:

> On Wed, May 21, 1997 at 10:43:58PM -0700, Mark Boyns wrote:
> > I resurrected an old 386, installed a 16550 (com2) and 3Com 3C509,
> > installed NetBSD 1.2.1 and started using it as a ppp server.  I then
> > decided to try -current to fix silo overflow problems.  With -current,
> > whenever the modem tries to answer, the getty on com2 somehow makes
> > the send/receive lights go solid and the phone is never answered.
> Sounds a bit like having the modem set to echo and verbose result codes.
> When the modem sends "RING" or something else to NetBSD, NetBSD echoes
> it all back, and the modem echoes it back to NetBSD, which echoes it
> back to modem....
> At least, this is one way of creating the problem you're seeing. :)

True, but I tried it with all verbose stuff turned off.  No luck.