Odd RS232 problem

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Tue May 23 03:16:02 PDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-May-23 19:23:20 +0930, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
>I would hope that 9600 baud wouldn't be *too* fast for a 2GHz CPU :(

That depends on what else is sharing the IRQ.  PLIP can give you
10's of msec of latency.  PIO disks can also destroy latency as
can NE2000-style NICs.

Peter Jeremy
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