Re: Tape questions

From: Cameron Kaiser (
Date: 2001-09-23 07:06:07

> BTW, I have now changed the software to use XON/XOFF handshaking.  It
> seems that there must be a bug in the RTS/CTS handshaking of the Linux
> serial line driver (at least with kernel 2.4.2), since I can write() a
> 8-kilobyte block with no problems when XON/XOFF is used.  With RTS/CTS,
> it'd just ignore the handshaking during the write() operation.  On Solaris
> 2.7 aka SunOS 5.7, there are some problems with the serial line interface,
> and we're downloading a recommended patch cluster right now.  The specific
> patch (105924-10) is only available to contract customers.  We're also
> trying to compile the program for AIX 4.2 soon.

I'd be happy to test-compile on AIX 4.1.4 here. (Old version of gcc,
-- I can't stand xlc :-)

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