Re: Serial issue

From: linux-os (Dick Johnson)
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 15:12:48 EST

On Fri, 18 Aug 2006, Lee Revell wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 13:11 -0500, Paul Fulghum wrote:
>> Lee Revell wrote:
>>> But it had no effect.
>>> Could it be a hardware-specific bug? After all VIA chipsets are
>>> notorious for interrupts not working right.
>>> Any other suggestions?
>> I can't think of any. The interrupts are occurring
>> and being serviced. Nothing else seems to be sitting
>> on that interrupt. It's reaching a bit: maybe there
>> is some console output interfering with the
>> file transfer protocol, but it only occurs with
>> interrupt enabled because of some initial timing?
>> (polling mode may delay things enough to work)
>> What protocol is ckermit using? (zmodem, etc)
> I think it's just using the kermit file transfer protocol.
> Lee

A file-transfer protocol??? Has he got hardware the __required__
hardware flow-control enabled on both ends? One can't spew
high-speed serial data out forever without a hardware handshake.

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5592.62 BogoMips).
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