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    SubjectRe: Linux Stability & cold.system
    On 18 Nov 1997, Eberhard Burr wrote:

    > Matthew Kirkwood <weejock@ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk> writes:
    >
    > > On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, Adam D. Bradley wrote:
    >
    > > Anyone else have useful sadistic tricks?
    >
    > Plug a null-modem-cable between two serial ports (both config'd as
    > 16450 at highest baud-rate) and see whether what you put out one of
    > them arrives at the other end. Should generate quite a few
    > interrupts.
    > (of course you could short-circuit a pty-pair with a FIFO as well, but
    > that wouldn't generate hardware interrupts)

    Well, you could do both :-)
    ie:
    date -> pty -> tty -> cuax -> ttySx -> pty -> tty -> output

    or even better, do it full-duplex :-)


    Rik.

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