Subject: Re: Can't pap authenticate with 1.5?
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/2000 20:11:21
On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 12:11:41AM -0400, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> Incidentally, can a 16450 serial chip handle 115200 (no fifo)? This box
> has a VL-bus I/O card with two 16450 serial ports on it. Why would a
> company bother spending the extra money to make a VL-bus I/O card 
> (instead of just an ISA I/O card) yet put crappy serial ports on it?

Better profit?

Common wisdom at the time I was more actively readwriting comp.protocols.ppp
was that it can barely handle 9600. Interupt latency of Intel machines
is too big.