commport boards and MNP/etc (was: Error-correcting modems & uucp

Pim Zandbergen pim at
Thu Apr 12 08:54:01 AEST 1990

karl at ddsw1.MCS.COM (Karl Denninger) writes:

>If you're using ISC, or AT&T, or ESIX Unix, there is NO IOCTL to turn on and
>off hardware flow control!

>That is, there is no way to command the board to enable it, unless the board
>vendor has inserted some hack (read: external command) to do so on a
>port-by-port or (much worse) board-by-board basis.

If you use the modem control devices of a Specialix SI board,
there is no way to DISable it, other than hardware wise.
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