Serial console problems with stable/8

Ed Schouten ed at
Mon Sep 13 20:14:31 UTC 2010

* Oliver Fromme <olli at> wrote:
> @ 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.

I seem to remember some of the drivers enforced CLOCAL when the device
is used as a boot device. Maybe sio(4) does this, while uart(4) does
not? An advantage of the patch is that it makes this construct

 Ed Schouten <ed at>
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