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Re: How to increase download speed for UART

To: Adeel Malik <AdeelM@avaznet.com>
Subject: Re: How to increase download speed for UART
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Date: 26 Sep 2003 08:45:28 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 2003-09-26 at 08:32, Adeel Malik wrote:
> Hi All,
>          I am porting Linux to a MIPS based development platform. The
> UART on the board provides a maximum baud rate of 115 kbps. But the
> download time for the kernel Image of about 4.3 MB is about 4 hours
> !!!!!. 

4.3MB? Is this an SREC file? I've downloaded images over the serial port
(srec files) and it takes no more than 10 minutes.

Pete

> Can someone help me address this problem ?. 
>  
> (I can't download the kernel image via tftp server using ethernet, as
> the CPU doesn't have the MAC interface).
>  
> Regards,
> ADEEL MALIK,
>  
> 


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