Subject: port-mac/1498: serial driver
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/24/1995 17:45:13
>Number:         1498
>Category:       port-mac
>Synopsis:       serial driver doesn't do hardware handshaking
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       high
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Sep 25 10:35:00 1995
>Originator:     noud de brouwer
	KnoT Foundation
>Release:        NetBSD-current Wed Sep 20 1995
	Mac IIcx, Mac IIx and Mac II and all other Macs
System: NetBSD dns 1.0A NetBSD 1.0A (GENERIC) #0: Tue Aug 29 23:43:34 EDT 1995 mac68k

	The serial driver does not support hardware handshaking so people with serial connections to the net or people with ppp or slip setup get very low transfer, 600-100b/s.
	setup a serial connection and mesure ftp throughput.
	rewrite the serial driver software.