Subject: Re: PPP performace and silo overflows
To: John C. Hayward <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John F. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 04/20/1995 14:22:57
> I have USRobotics 28,800 internal modems on two NetBSD-1.0 486/DX-33
> machines. I am using ppp to connect these machines. Both systems use
> rtscts hardware flow control and transmit to the computer at 115200 baud
> with compression enabled.
> Any suggestions for how to prevent the silo overflows?
I markedly reduced the incidence of silo overflows on my system by editing
dev/isa/com.c to change the FIFO threshold from 8 to 4 characters.