[ct-user] Upgrade computer strategy

k1ttt at arrl.net k1ttt at arrl.net
Wed Aug 6 06:59:45 EDT 2003

> At 08:08 PM 8/5/2003 -0400, Ed Parish K1EP wrote:
> You CANNOT mix the loop option with Ethernet.  The loop option essentially 
> breaks the serial port into two single direction ports.  The data comes in 
> on the Rx line from one station and out on the Tx line to the next 
> station.  This will not work on Ethernet, it will loop back on itself and 
> melt down your computer.

sorry, that is just an urban legend.  there is code in the nettsr to prevent 
this kind of loop... (really, there is!)

i am not sure how ct would handle this though, it might get confused trying to 
set up the nettsr as a loop interface.

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