Search the FAQ Archives

3 - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M
N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
faqs.org - Internet FAQ Archives

ZyXEL modem FAQ List v4.2, Nov 20 1995, Part 4 of 5 [Info / IDSN]
Section - I.16 What is the benefit of the using the parallel port?

( Part1 - Part2 - Part3 - Part4 - Part5 - Single Page )
[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index | Business Photos and Profiles ]


Top Document: ZyXEL modem FAQ List v4.2, Nov 20 1995, Part 4 of 5 [Info / IDSN]
Previous Document: I.15 How will the parallel port on the modems work?
Next Document: I.17 Can the second port be used for other purposes?
See reader questions & answers on this topic! - Help others by sharing your knowledge
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Joe Gray (jgray@onramp.net) wrote:
: Brent, what kind of speed difference can I expect between the serial port 
: at 115K  (assume 16550 UARTs) and the parallel port? I know that 
: theoretically the parallel should be faster, but what about in real life? 

brentm@zyxel.com (Brent Mosbrook) writes:
The speed is not the most important factor.. reliability and reduced CPU 
load are the primary reasons to run the parallel driver.


User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA




Top Document: ZyXEL modem FAQ List v4.2, Nov 20 1995, Part 4 of 5 [Info / IDSN]
Previous Document: I.15 How will the parallel port on the modems work?
Next Document: I.17 Can the second port be used for other purposes?

Part1 - Part2 - Part3 - Part4 - Part5 - Single Page

[ Usenet FAQs | Web FAQs | Documents | RFC Index ]

Send corrections/additions to the FAQ Maintainer:
rwong@direct.ca (Robert Wong Jr.)





Last Update March 27 2014 @ 02:11 PM