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SubjectRe: serial flow control appears broken
On 7/27/07, Lee Howard <> wrote:
> Curiously, the session at 38400 bps that skipped 858 bytes... coincided,
> not just in sequence but also in precice timing within the session, with
> a small but noticeable disk load that I caused by grepping through a
> hundred session logs. (I can't reproduce it easily, though, because of
> disk caching.)

`echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches` will clear out most (all?) of what
the kernel has cached from the drive. It's there just for this kind of
repeatability of tests...

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