Support for Stallion Serial Controllers in FreeBSD 7

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Apr 18 04:52:12 UTC 2008

In the last episode (Apr 18), Matthew Smith said:
> From some reading I have been doing including here:
> <>
> ...I have been given to understand that FreeBSD supports Stallion multiport 
> serial cards, provided that I enable it in the kernel.
> However, the link in the document above to stl comes up with nothing,
> I can find no other references doing a site search and doing:
> grep -r -i stallion *

Support for those cards was for i386-only, and was removed in 2004
along with a bunch of other drivers when the APIs they were using were
removed.  The last release that had the drivers was 5.2.1.

 revision 1.62
 date: 2004/03/14 06:48:35;  author: imp;  state: dead;  lines: +1 -1

 stl and stli use the old COMPAT_ISA api.  slt also uses the really old
 COMPAT_PCI api.  This API is going away, so this driver is going away

 If users are interested in updating this, please contact the author
 since he has some preliminary work to move this to newer APIs.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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