Re: LILO and serial speeds over 9600

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 18:51:22 EST

James Sutherland wrote:
> >
> > Depends on what the client can handle. For the kernel, that might be
> > true, but for example a boot loader may only have a few K worth of buffer
> > space.
> Fortunately, the bulky stuff (printk's from the booting kernel) will be
> going from the boot loader to the server, and should be buffered there
> OK until they can be processed. Only the stuff sent to the client will
> need buffering, and that should be simple keystrokes...

Well, any time there is a network there needs to be buffering, if you
want to have any kind of ACK protocol.


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