Subject: Re: com rumblings...
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/15/2006 18:10:45
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 08:46:27AM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> I strongly doubt whether any P5 class machine is going to notice the
> change.  I'm more concerned if folks are running 386's or 486's at <
> 50MHz.  Those machines are also the ones likely to have broken serial
> ports (FIFOless, or busted FIFOs), and most likely to be hurt.  We can
> also talk about m68k class machines running at ~20MHz.

I have a 486 with a FIFO-less serial port which was actually used as a
router with a modem. I'll try to benchmark the impact of your changes on it.