Re: serial port problem

Doron Kaminski (
Tue, 18 Apr 1995 12:37:52 -0400

> Added an external U.S.Robotics 28.8Kbps modem to my Mac, and am getting a
>lot of bombs when I try to take advantage of high speed transmission and
>reception. The mouse and keyboard freeze up when the incoming signal LED on
>the modem is indicating a lot of incoming packets.
> Has anyone else had this problem? Would appreciate any suggested
>solutions. Can the PowerMac serial ports be speeded up?

Try reducing the modem speed to 19,200 in Config PPP. We've found
inconsistnt problem with USR 28.8 Mac & Fax modems at higher baud rates.


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