Synchronous protocols on Linux

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Tue, 1 Dec 1998 11:42:44 -0800 (PST)

Hi there,

I am looking for OSS implementations of synchronous protocols, such as
PPP, Frame Relay and X.25. I found some documentation about X.25
implementation, but the only part of it I found on the kernel was LAPB;
Frame Relay, not a trace; PPP, it seems that the regular PPP provides both
synchronous and asynchronous implementations, but I couldn't find a
"formal" doc saying that.

I can see that Sangoma cards implement all of this in their firmware and
the kernel driver just send commands to them, but I was aiming on
something cheaper ("dumb" :), like an SDL card, or even the Comtrol
Hostess SV-11, which does not have a firmware and, thus, depend on the
full implementation of these protocols in the kernel.

Can someone help me? I would really appreciate it.

Ivan Passos

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