• Subject: RE: SLIP Connection and KFLEX modems
  • From: Neil Palmer <npalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 12:42:27 -0600

I believe the only time the linespeed is used is so performance tools
can calculate the line utilization percentage.
Apart from that, as you say it's just a comment.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: PaulMmn [SMTP:PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 16, 1998 10:31 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      RE: SLIP Connection and KFLEX modems
> >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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