Re: LILO and serial speeds over 9600

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 19:27:25 EST

James Sutherland wrote:
> >
> > Well, any time there is a network there needs to be buffering, if you
> > want to have any kind of ACK protocol.
> Yes, but only the last packet sent, if you limit to one packet at a
> time... Shouldn't be a problem, even for the smallest code.

Of course. Either way I was planning to use the TCP technique of ACKing
a byte position, not a packet number (unlike TFTP.)

Anyway, perhaps we should take this off linux-kernel and reconvene once
we get a sourceforge list up.


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