Subject: Re: Lowest serial latency?
To: None <>
From: Chris Baird <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/29/1999 15:57:24
 > I'm assuming that if I have a 16550x card that I can just clear
 > that bit?  Or should I invest the time and find an old 8250?

The '550 will be fine; they'll even catch the 2-3 characters per day
that would get dropped on a heavily-loaded 16450-based 486 PPP box.

 > I belive all the ports on the ppro are 16550a/b/c's, but I'm not
 > sure about the equivilent uarts on the sparcs (zilogs?) or alphas
 > (zilogs, too?).

Wouldn't know, although the relevant comp.sys.* hardware FAQs would..

Chris Baird,, <>