Subject: Re: NetBSD-1.1 ? what must be changes to do pppd at 28800
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: None <is@Beverly.Rhein.DE>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 05/23/1996 10:38:19
Scott Reynolds (scottr@Plexus.COM) wrote:
: On Sun, 19 May 1996, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
: > Nothing needs to be changed. Set the line for 38.4k instead. RS232
: > doesn't do 28.8; the modem deals with the speed difference by flow
: > controlling.
: Uh, this doesn't have anything to do with RS-232C (well, EIA-232D).  In
: fact, with an 8250/16450/16550 clocked at 115.2KHz, which is common in
: most x86 hardware, you simply use a divisor of 4.

Yes... thats what I'd think, too. However, a lot of modern modems simply
can't talk at "intermediate" values to the DTE; at least not in commmand
mode or in buffered mode. So you still have to use 38400.