Subject: Re: pppd's cdtrcts option is broken!
To: None <>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/1998 14:54:00
In <> Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
>I was surprised at first, too. Upon reflection, I think it may in fact be
>desirable for chat to work that way. AFAIK, all modems >=28,800 power up
>with hardware handshaking enabled. The point is not worth pressing, since
>it's practically impossible to overflow your buffers while the modem is in
>command mode.

It is certainly possible. Consider this command:


It produces very much output, which (on my Amiga 4000/40, even with
AmigaOS) overflows the 1-byte input buffer at 19200 bps. For higher speeds
I expect it will also overflow larger fifos.

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