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SubjectRe: 2.4.18 serial drops characters with 16654
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Dan, sorry I missed your original message.

From: "Ed Vance" <EdV@macrolink.com>
> On Tue, September 10, 2002 at 3:22 PM, Dan Christian wrote:
> > I've got a 2.4.18-10 (RedHat) running on a 2 processor Athlon (1.5Ghz).
> > If I send data over a PCI 16654 serial card (Connect Tech Blue Heat) and
> > RTSCTS flow control is used, characters are dropped. The drops are
> > pretty consistent. As far as I can tell, the data can only be lost in
> > the driver (I'm re-trying the write until all the data gets out).

Data loss should not happen with flow control on. Please contact
myself directly, or our support (support@con...) desk to open a call.
Otherwise I'll have to look at it in my CFT.

Things I'll need to know:
- kernel version :: 2.4.18-10
- distribution version :: RedHat ??
- serial driver version :: ??
(this is reported at boot, cat /var/log/messages or dmesg)
- are you using our official driver + patch set?

> We use Exar ST16C654D chips on a cPCI 16-port mux we build and have not
> (yet) had a problem report on it for this. Maybe I can reproduce the
symptom
> on this board. What vendor marking is on your UARTs? Could you tell me
more

We're using Exars as well, although perhaps not the rev D.

..Stu

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