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Re: Ack! Only 4 uarts with FC6!



On Sat, 2006-10-28 at 02:36 -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> because some people wanted to be able to use 32 port serial cards and the like,
> and due to the way the serial core works, you compile it for a maximum number

Thanks for a good explanation, Dave.

> Another common misconception is that the ttyS
> nodes are allocated sequentially, but the IO port that the serial port is mapped
> to is what determines which /dev/ttyS node it ends up with.
> So having ttyS0, ttyS1, ttyS12, ttyS13 and no other nodes is possible for eg.

Yeah, I knew that. In versions of Fedora prior to udev, when I had to
put some lines in /etc/rc.d/rc.local for the card to work, I had ttyS0,
ttyS1, and ttyS4 through ttyS7. I've seen this on other OS's too.




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