cvs commit: src/etc/etc.sparc64 ttys

David O'Brien obrien at
Thu Sep 11 08:14:38 PDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 10:24:11AM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> Jake Burkholder <jake at> writes:
> >   Log:
> >   Changed the ttyd entries to ttyu, which correspond to the device nodes
> >   created by uart(4).
> Is there a good reason for uart to use ttyu instead of ttyd?  There's
> no risk of conflict even if both uart and sio are present, thanks to
> devfs, so why not use the traditional name?

I hate to say it -- as an owner of sparc64 and amd64, alpha, & i386
FreeBSD machines using serial consoles and thus affected by this, I agree
with des.

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