serial ttys broken?

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 21 12:31:19 PDT 2005


Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> JFYI, everyone I've asked (several people now) can easily
> reproduce this: when serial console is NOT configured,
> getty doesn't work on ttyd0, but it appears to work on
> cuad0!  The same holds true for uart(4) instead of sio(4).
> Odd.

In my experience with serial consoles (back to 1998) it has always been this
way.

hth,

Doug


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