Subject: Re: Can't pap authenticate with 1.5?
To: Kevin P. Neal <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/2000 21:00:26
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?
> Um, like, "whatever" (shakes head)

This depends, of course, on the CPU speed and how busy the system is,
but generally NetBSD handles it well. I've done 115200 between 16450s.

- Frank