Re: LILO and serial speeds over 9600

From: Ivan Passos (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 11:53:06 EST

On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Ivan Passos wrote:
> I'd like to have a LILO version that supports higher serial speeds than
> 9600bps. Questions:
> - Is there a version that already does that?

To answer one of my own questions: my current LILO version does support
speeds up to 38400bps. I didn't try it before because the _man page_ said
it supported up to 9600 (and I believed in it :), but after checking
LILO's Changelog, I found that support for speeds up to 38400 is available
for a long time now. I tested it running at 38400 and it works.

Since I still want to add support for speeds up to 115200, the other two
questions are still up (see below):

> - If not, do I need to change just LILO to do that, or do I need to change
> the kernel as well (I don't think I'd need to do that too, as the serial
> console kernel code does support up to 115.2Kbps, but it doesn't hurt to
> ask ... ;) ??
> - Does another bootloader (e.g. GRUB) support serial speeds higher than
> 9600bps?? If so, which one(s)??

I'd really appreciate any help.


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