Re: Serial device with very large buffer

From: Alex Belits (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 18:50:54 EST

On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> > I also propose to increase the size of flip buffer to 640 bytes (so the
> > flipping won't occur every time in the middle of the full buffer), however
> > I understand that it's a rather drastic change for such a simple goal, and
> > not everyone will agree that it's worth the trouble:
> Going to a 1K flip buffer would make sense IMHO for high speed devices too

1K flip buffer makes the tty_struct exceed 4096 bytes, and I don't think,
it's a good idea to change the allocation mechanism for it.


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