Subject: Re: bugs for 1.4
To: None <>
From: maximum entropy <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/05/1999 10:36:05
>Date: Fri, 5 Mar 1999 09:10:56 -0500 (EST)
>From: John Kohl <>
>X-US-Snail: 8 Lorne Road, Arlington, MA  02476
>Precedence: list
>While we're at it (requesting action on PRs for bugs), I have an old one
>filed against the COM driver which hasn't been addressed yet (waiting
>for input to confirm my belief that this is a standards-compliance
>kern/4123: ISA com driver no longer groks B0 as hangup

ISO/IEC 9945-1: 1990 (IEEE Std 1003.1-1990 Information Technology -
POSIX), page 144 lines 623-625:

]The zero baud rate, B0, is used to terminate the connection.  If B0 is
]specified as the output baud rate when tcsetattr() is called, the
]modem control lines shall no longer be asserted.  Normally, this will
]disconnect the line.


entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.