Subject: Re: alphastation serial @ 115200
To: Julian Assange <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/12/1999 12:05:26
On Mon, 13 Sep 1999 03:46:37 +1000 (EST) (Julian Assange) wrote:

 > A modem, which works fine on another machine at 115k,
 > refuses to come to ATtention at 115k, although it works
 > fine at 56k on the alphastation. Characters are echoed
 > fine, but presumably not at a speed close enough to 115k
 > for the AT to be detected.

One of the big problems here is that the Alpha has exactly 1 device
interrupt level, and when you block e.g. network or scsi interrupts,
you block serial interrupts, too.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>