lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Feb]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: LILO and serial speeds over 9600
On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> James Sutherland wrote:
> > >
> > > 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.
> >
> > Fortunately, the bulky stuff (printk's from the booting kernel) will be
> > going from the boot loader to the server, and should be buffered there
> > OK until they can be processed. Only the stuff sent to the client will
> > need buffering, and that should be simple keystrokes...
>
> Well, any time there is a network there needs to be buffering, if you
> want to have any kind of ACK protocol.

Yes, but only the last packet sent, if you limit to one packet at a
time... Shouldn't be a problem, even for the smallest code.


James.

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://vger.kernel.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:14    [W:0.091 / U:5.304 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site