cvs commit: src/sys/conf files files.powerpc

Scott Long scottl at
Tue Nov 22 19:17:18 GMT 2005

Wilko Bulte wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 01:07:12PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote..
>>On Tuesday 22 November 2005 12:12 pm, Marius Strobl wrote:
>>>marius      2005-11-22 17:12:49 UTC
>>>  FreeBSD src repository
>>>  Modified files:
>>>    sys/conf             files files.powerpc
>>>  Log:
>>>  Move zs.c from files to files.powerpc as zs(4) by now is only supported
>>>  on powerpc (more or less...). That way people updating from FreeBSD 5 to
>>>  FreeBSD 6 and beyond on sparc64 will get an error from config(8) rather
>>>  than a mysterious compile error when they have a stale 'device zs' in
>>>  their kernel config file.
>>>  MFC after:      2 weeks
>>I think some Alpha machines (4100?) also use zs(4) for serial console.
> zs(4)? Hmm, the only oddball Alpha in this sense that comes to mind 
> is Turbolaser (AlphaServer 8[24]00)

Technically there is an esp driver now that could be used to revive TL
support, but unless there is someone actively interested in it
_right_now_ I don't think we should make anything contingent on it.


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