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SubjectRe: AHA1502 - serial problems
In message <>, 
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
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]
system administrator [WAY too many hats]
electrical and computer engineering
carnegie mellon university (bsa@kf8nh is still valid.)

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