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RE: How to increase download speed for UART

To: Pete Popov <>
Subject: RE: How to increase download speed for UART
From: Adeel Malik <>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 20:41:58 +0500
Original-recipient: rfc822;
Yes this is an Motorola's S-Record File. Do you think that I am missing
something?. I am using YAMON to configure the UART's settings on the board
and HyperTerminal on the Host the transfer this file.


-----Original Message-----
From: Pete Popov []
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 8:45 PM
To: Adeel Malik
Subject: Re: How to increase download speed for UART

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.


> 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,

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