cvs commit: src/etc/etc.sparc64 ttys

Jake Burkholder jake at
Thu Sep 11 08:30:08 PDT 2003

Apparently, On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 08:14:25AM -0700,
	David O'Brien said words to the effect of;

> 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.

I didn't pick the name and don't see that it makes much difference.  You'll
have to take this up with Marcel.


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