Serial console problems with stable/8

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at
Sun Sep 19 14:11:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 09:19:54PM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 08:44:02PM +0200, Ed Schouten wrote:
> > 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?
> I'll test this out on our RELENG_8 system tonight.

RELENG_8 system in question rebuilt with patch; works fine!  (Tested
both single-user, and multi-user with getty)

If solves Oliver's issue, I'd say commit it.  :-)

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