Subject: Re: com rumblings...
To: matthew green <>
From: Garrett D'Amore <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/15/2006 12:59:11
matthew green wrote:
>    As for performance, I would like a 100 MHz P5 class machine to cope
>    fine with a modem (and a sparc classic to deal with 9600 bps from the
>    Truetime, but you're talking abotu com(4)).  I suspect that's not that
>    too hard, and I don't have any objections to what you are proposing.
> FWIW, a sparc classic could handle 38400 easily running
> netbsd a few years ago.

That was probably using a reasonable zs.c driver instead of com.c. :-)

Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
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