[rescue] DEC keyboards

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Nov 15 09:52:41 CST 2006

Wed, 15 Nov 2006 @ 06:29 -0500, der Mouse said:

> My guess is that the PC supports real hardware handshaking (eg,
> RTS/CTS) and the Sun doesn't, and the temrinal is using that to prevent
> overruns.  (I assume a screenful of text doesn't draw anything like as
> fast as 115Kbps would seem to imply?  That is, it definitely is getting
> flow-controlled down?)  Whether the Sun support is missing because of
> hardware or software issues is a separate issue.

Yes, that appear to be it.  

> > Again, it never happens when hooked to a PC, even with the same
> > operating system running.
> How do you manage to run the same OS on CPU architectures as widely
> disparate as x86 and SPARC?

I run portable operating systems.  It's really not hard... :)

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