• Subject: Re: SLIP Connection and KFLEX modems - was a modem bug !
  • From: John Martz <jmartz@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 11:57:31 -0400

Alan,

>> It turned out the level of firmware they were on for their
>> modem DID NOT support SL/IP!

If you could provide more info on the exact nature of this "bug" I'd be
interested. I wouldn't think it was possible for the firmware in the modem to
have any effect on either SLIP or PPP since these protocols work at the byte
level and thus ride "above" the level I'd expect the modem firmware to be using.

Or to put it another way, if there was something out of wack at the modem level
I'd expect neither SLIP nor PPP to work.

-john martz
IBM AS/400 TCP/IP PPP development (and stuff)
Internet e-mail:                     jmartz@us.ibm.com
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