Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.0 slip doesn't
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: mark thompson <>
List: port-i386
Date: 02/06/1995 12:57:45
At 3:54 PM 2/2/95, mark thompson wrote:
>I am running NetBSD 1.0 (with the bare minimum of patches). Slip locks up
>very quickly when I connect. Ethernet takes a long time to lock up, and
>I believe that is due to semi-known problems in the ep driver.
>So, does the sl driver have a problem in 1.0, or is it due to the fact that
>my machine has serial ports that don't have fifos?

Thanks all for the help. The problem was apparently fixed by adding a serial
board with fifos. I guess that feature is more or less a requirement.