>Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that the modems
>need to grab data from the 400 comm port much faster than the rated modem
>speed due to the modem's data compression.

>Buck Calabro


I was under the impression that the Line Speed parameter for any line
(well, for v.24 and v.35) on the AS/400 is treated as a comment field.
er.. as long as you don't exceed the capabilities of the comm port (the
aggregate for the entire comm adapter, not just the single port you're
using).

I think it really does matter with Token Ring (where each adapter is really
a receiver and re-transmitter).  I think it does matter, too, with Ethernet.


--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com


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