i386/105616: UART PCI device just silent...

Helge Oldach puc-uart at oldach.net
Sun Nov 26 23:50:12 PST 2006

The following reply was made to PR i386/105616; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: puc-uart at oldach.net (Helge Oldach)
To: xcllnt at mac.com (Marcel Moolenaar)
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: i386/105616: UART PCI device just silent...
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 08:42:04 +0100 (CET)

 Hi Marcel,
 >I think it's time to go back to the question why uart(4) detects
 >the SUN 1889 chipset as 166550 compatible and not as 16650
 >compatible. I think there may be a chipset-specific issue here
 >that uart(4) seems to trigger. I need to get one of those cards
 >and analyze the problem in more detail.
 Note that also sio detects it as a 16550A.
 If it helps, I can place this card in a test machine over here for a
 couple of days and plug some serial device to it, so that you can play
 with it from remote. That may take a day or two to set up however.

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