serial console on 8.x (probably sio vs uart)
Garance A Drosihn
drosih at rpi.edu
Fri Sep 12 17:56:16 UTC 2008
At 10:04 AM -0700 9/12/08, Julian Elischer wrote:
>>No. Hints are optional and misused as they are. We're
>>not making things any cleaner if we make driver X look
>>for hints for driver Y.
>yeah but I almost bricked a machine the other day upgrading because
>I didn't have any uart hints but there were sio hints from the
>previous kernel that would have done the job.
/usr/src/UPDATING includes some boot-loader commands which are
supposed to help people who get into that situation. That didn't
work for me, but ...
Hmm. actually that reminds me of something I forgot to try.
Garance Alistair Drosehn = gad at gilead.netel.rpi.edu
Senior Systems Programmer or gad at freebsd.org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute or drosih at rpi.edu
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