Silo overflow errors with US Robotics Sportster 28.8k

Doug Rabson dfr
Fri Jul 2 09:13:54 BST 1999

On Fri, 2 Jul 1999, James wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm new to FreeBSD and am struggling a bit to say the least! I'm trying
> to get ppp working with my modem (USR Sportster 28.8k on IRQ 2). I keep
> getting "silo overflow" errors in the log after querying the modem
> manually (e.g. ATI4 etc.). It seems to return the first 13 characters,
> then locks. I've read the docs and checked and gather it's
> some sort of buffer overflow. Dropping the modem speed doesn't help.
> Any help much appreciated!! Sorry if this has been asked many times
> before.
> I.m running 2.2.7-stable on a DX2/66 with 24Mb RAM. I can post config
> files here if someone lets me know which ones to email! It's getting to
> be a real pain having to use Windoze for Internet access.

Is it possible to move the irq? It certainly sounds as if you are losing

Doug Rabson				Mail:  dfr at
Nonlinear Systems Ltd.			Phone: +44 181 442 9037

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