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SubjectRE: RS485 communication
On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 23:30, Chris Fowler wrote:
> Are you saying that for him to to use PPPD that he will have to write a
> program that will run on a master and tell all the slave nodes when they
> can transmit their data. In this case it would be ppp data. Hopfully
> in block sizes that are at least the size of the MTU ppp is running.

You don't _need_ a master, although it's often an easy answer.

You can have a token-bus arrangement like ARCnet does. In fact, the
ARCnet data sheets describing how it works may make interesting reading.


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