Re: [NTLK] Using UnixNPI at 230400bps?

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Mon Mar 25 2002 - 08:16:36 EST

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Vladimir Alexiev wrote:

> Except that for some reason it doesn't quite work if you have spaces
> in the directory\filename, even if you say "%1" "%2" ...

Hrm. I hadn't noticed that yet. Windows bug :)

> >> on a 1.5Mb file I got 5.6kB/s
> >memory transfer speed ..
> >internal store I got 9.6 kb/s, for my card 6.3kb/s.
> I guess that could be it, but don't people report Ethernet to be
> significantly faster than serial? I hope I didn't shell out $35 for
> this ethernet card for nothing :-) [still haven't had time to make it
> work].

The Newton's internal bus isn't that fast at all. Try, for example,
moving a big package (over 2MB) between cards. I'd just chalk it up to
that - I personally don't really think they had Ethernet in mind when they
were designing the Voyager Chipset.

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