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Date:      Tue, 27 Apr 1999 14:07:22 -0700
From:      "William Woods" <wwoods@cybcon.com>
To:        "Terry Lambert" <tlambert@primenet.com>, "Doug Rabson" <dfr@nlsystems.com>
Cc:        <freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: silo overflows......
Message-ID:  <000101be90f1$f1ba7780$204c93cd@william>
In-Reply-To: <199904272042.NAA06795@usr04.primenet.com>

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Cool.....ahh...you wouldent happen to have the laying around would ya?

William

-----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: wwoods@cybcon.com; freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject: Re: silo overflows......


> > I have been out of the loop for a couple days.....did anyone ever come
up
> > with a "quick fix" for the silo overflows when useing an external modem
on
> > 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
					terry@lambert.org
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