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    SubjectRe: AHA1502 - serial problems
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    In message <Pine.LNX.3.96.980712153124.2059A-100000@entropy.muc.muohio.edu>, 
    "R
    andall K. Norviel" writes:
    +-----
    | I recently picked up an Adaptec A[HV]-1502 controller (and a Seagate
    | Medalist) and discovered that under 2.1.108 I get relatively good performance
    | (3.65MB/s), but I drop all packets over my modem's PPP. Under 2.0.34 I get
    | lousy performance (1.5MB/s) but no packet loss. I've observed this under
    +--->8

    The 1502 is a fairly dumb controller which needs a lot of "handholding" by
    the CPU; something's gotta give, especially with an OS that normally runs
    the system all-out (like Linux, as opposed to Windows).

    --
    brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh] allbery@kf8nh.apk.net
    system administrator [WAY too many hats] allbery@ece.cmu.edu
    electrical and computer engineering
    carnegie mellon university (bsa@kf8nh is still valid.)



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