Subject: Re: Serial Line Weirdness/Bug?
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/13/2000 09:24:00
On Fri, Jul 14, 2000 at 12:01:16AM +1000, Robert Elz wrote:

 > The right way to fix this is to change the settings in /etc/ttys
 > (mark tty00 with the "local" flag) and then run ttyflags -a
 > which will make the driver ignore carrier until you explicitly
 > change it back again.

Actually, the *right* way is to use the dialout device, /dev/dty00 :-)

Now that we have dialout devices, the sticky flags set by ttyflags(1)
are no longer really necessary.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>