Subject: Re: whackiness with com configuration...
To: Matthew Jacob <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/15/1997 14:30:19
> Ummm- I configured a kernel with last night's sup and ran it on my
> alphaPC164.... After attempting and succeeding in attaching about 500
> com ports it ran out of kernel memory allocations and died.
> Thoughts? I s'pose I could delve into some of the recent changes, but it
> kinda wasn't what I was hoping to do today.....

Obviously, the changes to the MI ISA 'com' driver in the last couple
of days... didn't work so well!  8-)

A workaround can probably be had: change com* to comN, until the
problem is fixed.