cvs commit: src/sys/dev/uart uart_cpu_sparc64.c

Scott Long scottl at
Sat Mar 12 09:14:02 PST 2005

Marius Strobl wrote:
> marius      2005-03-12 17:06:03 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/dev/uart         uart_cpu_sparc64.c 
>   Log:
>   In uart_cpu_getdev_console() when determinig whether we should use
>   a serial console anyway because input-device is set to keyboard and
>   output-device is set to screen but no keyboard is plugged in don't
>   assume that a device node for the input-device alias exists. While
>   this is true for RS232 keyboards (the node of the SCC and UART
>   respectively which controls the keyboard doesn't disappear when no
>   keyboard is plugged in) this assumption breaks for USB keyboards.
>   It's most likely also not true for PS/2 keyboards but OFW doesn't
>   reliably switch to a serial console when the potential keyboard is
>   a PS/2 one which isn't plugged in so this couldn't be verified
>   properly.
>   Reported by:    Will Andrews <will at>, obrien
>   MFC after:      1 week
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.18      +6 -4      src/sys/dev/uart/uart_cpu_sparc64.c

Does this fix the serial console problems with the Blade100?  If so then 
I'll generate a March snapshot ASAP for it.


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