Missing serial port after enabling serial console in loader.conf

Przemyslaw Frasunek przemyslaw at frasunek.com
Tue Apr 19 23:05:33 UTC 2011

> The _STA method is used to query a device's status, and a status of 0 means
> that the device is disabled.  I believe that this means that when you have
> SOL enabled (SOLE?) that COM1 is marked inactive so the OS ignores the device.

Good catch, thanks! I had a feeling, that it must be caused by firmware. Is
there any way to override above checks and make SIO detectable even with enabled

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