Electronics Barn closing

From: Fred N. van Kempen <waltje_at_pdp11.nl>
Date: Tue Aug 3 01:55:11 2004

On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> > all devices... the serial ports happened to be non-interrupt
> > driven, as we all learned the hard way.
> Huh? I guess maybe if you went through the BIOS? I always used serial
> port libraries that ran the serial ports on their respective interrupts.
These libraries were NOT part of (standard) MS- or PC-DOS, so claiming
"DOS used interrupts on serial ports" is false. And yes, we *all*
used some form of add-on to speed em up. :)

Received on Tue Aug 03 2004 - 01:55:11 BST

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