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Date:      Tue, 27 Apr 1999 14:07:22 -0700
From:      "William Woods" <>
To:        "Terry Lambert" <>, "Doug Rabson" <>
Cc:        <freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: silo overflows......
Message-ID:  <000101be90f1$f1ba7780$204c93cd@william>
In-Reply-To: <>

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-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG
[mailto:owner-freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Terry Lambert
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 1999 1:42 PM
To: Doug Rabson
Cc:; freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject: Re: silo overflows......

> > I have been out of the loop for a couple days.....did anyone ever come
> > with a "quick fix" for the silo overflows when useing an external modem
> > com1? I tried lowering the baud rate all the way down to 19200 and still
> > had the same problem.
> I'm starting to think that something else is wrong with this. Its almost
> as if interrupts are not being delivered to the sio driver. The driver has
> a poll function which will read characters (I think) but not very often.
> As an experiment, could you put a print statement in siointr() to see if
> it ever gets entered.

Somone posted patches to this list a while back that enabled the
"fast interrupt" stuff for the alpha.  It got broken when the
bus space stuff went into -current.  I think it hasn't been unbroken.

In my experience, the patches worked fine.

					Terry Lambert
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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