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. Neil Palmer AS/400~~~~~ NxTrend Technology - Canada ____________ ___ ~ Thornhill, Ontario, Canada |OOOOOOOOOO| ________ o|__||= Phone: (905) 731-9000 x238 |__________|_|______|_|______) Cell.: (416) 565-1682 x238 oo oo oo oo OOOo=o\ Fax: (905) 731-9202 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ mailto:NPalmer@NxTrend.com AS/400 The Ultimate Business Server http://www.NxTrend.com > -----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 > > +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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