Re: LILO and serial speeds over 9600

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 13:51:46 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: Ivan Passos <>
In newsgroup:
> Since I still want to add support for speeds up to 115200, the other two
> questions are still up (see below):

Just checked my own code, and SYSLINUX does indeed support 115200 (I
changed this to be a 32-bit register ages ago, apparently.) Still
doesn't answer the question "why"... all I think you do is increase
the risk for FIFO overrun and lost characters (flow control on a boot
loader console is vestigial at the best.)


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