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comment Lenovo T520 overheating when playing Counter-Strike: Source. What can I do about it?
There is a problem with the stock thermal compound in this series of ThinkPads. Replacing the thermal compound should help. If not, replacing the thermal module (heat sink, heat pipe, fan combo unit) may be needed.
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comment host(1) command only uses first nameserver?
I don't believe nsswitch.conf is respected by host since the entry in /etc/hosts exists.
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
Awesome, thanks! By "stay" SPACE/MARK do you mean that when the port is closed it will revert to some device dependent undefined state?
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
Is this definitely the behavior on non-Windows OSes?
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
How about the other pins (besides DTR and RTS)?
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
I unmarked the answer since it's clear that other things can happen when the port is open. Sorry for the rollercoaster.
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
Does it do anything besides set RTS and DTR to low/high depending on configuration? I.e. are all pins set low on open, do some transmit continuously, etc?
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
That makes sense. Both the serial communication and Windows programming aspects of this are outside my expertise.
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comment What does opening a serial port do?
The latter. It's a pass through that is opened and closed by a flip-flop toggled by opening/closing the serial port.
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