[rescue] Amiga videos online for your enjoyment

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Fri May 25 06:36:59 CDT 2007

" From: "Ahmed Ewing" <aewing at gmail.com>
" On 5/24/07, Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com> wrote:
" > Just for starters... if you configure a Sun PROM for 38400bps on the console,
" > why does it revert to 9600bps in the OS?  Can they not come out of the 1970s
" > and detect the right speed?
" This might be a silly question, but what benefit does one gain from
" trying to force a 38400 baud rate on a Sun rather than making whatever
" terminal device/program simply emulate a vt100, which it is virtually
" guaranteed to be able to do? Unless you're actually sending something
" other than console text over that connection, I can't see the
" rationale.

i haven't tried the experiment with solaris2, but sunos4 spends a
significant time pushing chars out the serial port when running
headless.  it boots considerably faster at 38400 than at 9600.
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