Serial port problem when disabled in BIOS

John Baldwin jhb at
Thu Jan 5 13:59:18 PST 2006

On Thursday 05 January 2006 07:46 am, Necati Ersen Siseci wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using FreeBSD 5.4-RELASE-p8.
> When i disable the serial port ttyd0 and try to write to ttyd0 system get
> stuck.
> For example, after disabling serial ports from BIOS and issuing
> echo > /dev/ttyd0
> or enabling ttyd0 on /etc/ttys will get stuck the system when booting
> up and try to
> run getty for ttyd0.
> Sincerely,

I think for now the solution is to not disable the serial port in your BIOS.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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