puc and sio

Gavin Atkinson gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Mon Jun 19 16:42:09 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 02:56 +0400, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> Dear colelagues,
> playing with puc compatible MOXA card I found that it's rather useless with 
> contemporary DEFAULT kernel: 
> - sio compiled in, puc as module - puc identified, but no sio ports detected, 
> even when puc.ko is loaded by loader
> - sio and puc both loaded as modules - all sio ports detected, but comconsole 
> cannot be activated
> - sio and puc compiled in kernel - all work flawlessly
> Maybe it's time to consider including puc in GENERIC?

Yes - this has been brought up a few times before.  Another alternative
is the patch in
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2005-December/058909.html - but there was at least one objection to it.  I'm not convinced the current status quo is acceptable, though.


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