Subject: Re: Hope for winmodem support?
To: Steven Grunza <>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/15/2001 15:46:34
> It would seem, in theory, that a "winmodem" type of device could provide
> better performance since it's data path into the system is across a
> parallel bus and not through the serial port.  Also, if the "winmodem" were
> to DMA it's data into a region of memory and then interrupt the CPU, it
> would seem that the system processor could get an interrupt per packet
> instead of an interrupt per character...Just a thought....

the only problem is that because it's windevice it will be new standard
with every new product