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SubjectRe: LILO and serial speeds over 9600
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > Explain 'controlled buffer overrun'.
> >
> > That's probably the ability to send new data even if there's unacked old
> > data (e.g. because the receiver can't keep up or because we've had losses).
>
> Well let me see, the typical window on the other end of the connection if
> its a normal PC class host will be 32K. I think that should be sufficient.
>

Depends on what the client can handle. For the kernel, that might be
true, but for example a boot loader may only have a few K worth of buffer
space.

-hpa

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