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    SubjectRe: [Serial 2.5]: packet drop problem (FE ?)
    On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 02:47:50PM -0800, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
    > I tried swapping the IrDA dongles themselves, and this didn't
    > make any difference. No other device/driver is using irq4. I also try
    > using a FIR as a sender, and I still see this packet dropped in Rx in
    > 2.5.X. And this used to work properly way back when I had 2.4.X on
    > this box.
    > I'm kind of suspicious about the "fe" number above. Could
    > anybody tell me a bit more about what "fe" means ?

    FE = framing error, which is an error which is solely detected by the
    hardware when the stop bit(s) are not the mark value. They can appear
    when the wrong parity setting, number of stop bits, or baud rate is

    If you were overruning the serial port FIFOs, then you would see "oe"

    What baud rate are you trying to run the link at?

    Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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