Serial console problems with stable/8
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Mon Sep 13 20:01:46 UTC 2010
Ed Schouten wrote:
> Just replying to a random message in this thread.
> Maybe we should just implement /dev/console in such a way that it can
> never get stuck on dcd. I've seen this break too many times.
> Below is an untested patch. Anyone willing to test it for me?
Thank you! I will gladly test it on Friday. I'm sorry
I can't test it earlier, but I'm reluctant to test things
like this remotely.
@ Jeremy: Thank you for the detailed response! I will
make sure to bring a multimeter with me and check the
pin connections on my nullmodem cable. I'm still curious
why this cable worked with 7.x with the same configuration.
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