[rescue] DEC keyboards

Geoffrey S. Mendelson gsm at mendelson.com
Wed Nov 15 00:47:41 CST 2006

On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 01:42:05AM -0500, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> One oddity I do see: I frequently find the terminal gets a lot of ?????
> all over the screen, the indicator that it is unable to keep up with the
> serial port.
> However, it only happens when used on Sun equipment.  At 38.4Kbps, the
> terminal drops characters on my U2.
> At 115Kbps on my PC, it never misses a beat.
> I've tried for years to solve this, but never have been able to so
> far. I figured it was stty settings, but I'm unable to see what or do
> anything about it.

Flow control problems? Which serial port is it on when connected to the 
SUN? Serial port B on the earlier systems (including the early Ultras)
does not have hardware flow control. Stty can set it, but the hardware
is not there. 

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