[NTLK] MP2x00 Internal Interconnect Breakout

Jake Bordens jake at allaboutjake.com
Wed Jan 14 07:37:49 EST 2015

>If I add a little pause between blocks, I hope to slow down the 
>connection just enough, without slowing down the PC - it just makes the 
>USB buffer available a little bit later.

Ahh. Okay.  I understand now. Thanks. Sounds like a Microcom networking 
protocol issue.  Unfortunate that this couldn't be solved with a host-side 
virtual serial driver or something though.  Then it would be available to 
everyone without a hardware patch.

>Since the original tools no longer work on OS X, this problem has not 
>crept up. I assum the current OS X tools are reliable. In either case, 
>the delay would not be a disadvantage, since it only synchronizes actions.

I can tell you that in my little time spent working with MNP (rewriting 
the PackageBuddy receiver) that the tools descendent from UnixNPI have 
indefinite waits for the acknowledgement before sending the next packet.  
My guess is that all OS X tools do the same.

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