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Re: Problems w/ serial flow control



On Tue, 2006-05-30 at 21:25 -0600, Philip Prindeville wrote:
> I'm running FC3 on an MSI-7142 (K8MM-V motherboard), and using
> the two serial ports on the m/b.  I used the stock
> out-of-the-shrinkwrap settings for most hardware (except for the sound
> board and X drivers), and things have worked fine.
> 
> But... when connecting to a router's console at 115200 with either
> RTS/CTS or XON/XOFF flow control, I'm seeing dropped characters.

Looking at a friend's router, his one's serial port connection *ONLY*
had the three-wire type of serial connection.  So his couldn't possibly
use hardware handshaking (RTS/CTS).  Perhaps yours can't too?

Also, check what your router says about its maximum port speeds and
handshaking protocols.

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