Re: LILO and serial speeds over 9600

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 19:25:59 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > I'm sure you can. That doesn't mean it's the right solution.
> And the UDP proposal will be at least as big if it does retransmits, and if
> it doesnt , its junk. It will also need as much buffering, if not the same
> packing trick

Within limits, you're right, of course. I suspect it won't be *as* big
(especially not if it's talking to a PXE card which does the IP and UDP
layers in firmware, but not TCP), but I still suspect better tradeoffs
can be made this way.

That being said, I'll look at TCP as well.


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