Subject: Re: Help me defend NetBSD's honor!
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/2003 10:59:57 (Peter Seebach) writes:
> In message <>, Manuel Bouyer writes:
> >Yes, only one. But the motherboard chipset has probably two. So if there's
> >a way in the BIOS to enable the second one it would work, even if it doesn't
> >have a physical connection. What's important is that the kernel thinks
> >there is a serial port.
> This is, of course, correct - except that I've since realized that I'm
> probably hosed anyway, since the BIOS itself needs to use that port as a
> console, so I'll probably need to do some kind of PCMCIA serial.

I'm sure Soren (of Soekris) could help you get around that in the BIOS.

Perry E. Metzger