Subject: Re: Setting up a T1 and email
To: Jacob Suter <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/15/1998 18:56:31
On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, Jacob Suter wrote:
>Aah thanks for reminding me about that...  I was running a 16450 clone
>on the IO board on that thing, 1 byte per interrupt... yuck.
>My Livingston OR-HS router is rated up to E1 sync (so 4.1 mbps total
>throughput), and its running an AM386SL/25 CPU.  It also has software
>STAC compression for lines under 128k.  With my current 56k line (which
>will be upgraded to a Frame T1 soon, YAY!!!) I can get up to 12:1
>compression when tcpblasting (/dev/zero?), so there is obviously enough
>CPU there.  I am not sure what kind of ethernet chipset it uses, but my
>guess is NE2000, since thats what my PM2-ER has.

  The problem isn't the processor itself, per se, but the PC architecture around

          -Dave McGuire