sio driver sucks

Matthew Jacob lydianconcepts at
Sun Nov 12 19:56:36 PST 2006

YMMV and your message is content free. I use sio all the time as a
console at 115200 w/o any problems.

On 11/12/06, Sergey Matveychuk <sem at> wrote:
> Do you know an old sio driver is hardly usable?
> There are many silo overflows, working with a terminal device is a
> nightmare. There was a report about one crash with a message about a
> spinlock holed more than 5 seconds (there is no core dump because it has
> not repeated).
> After a discussion in a Russian FIDO group I've change it on uart and
> the problems gone.
> I think a default driver should be changed from sio to uart until it
> will be fixed.
> --
> Dixi.
> Sem.
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