Subject: Re: kernel configuration: multiple com ports
To: None <brook@trillium.NMSU.Edu>
From: Mike Long <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/04/1997 02:43:36
>Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 15:43:24 -0700 (MST)
>From: Brook Milligan <brook@trillium.NMSU.Edu>
>I am wondering if there are any constraints to configuring kernels
>with lots of com ports.  For example, could I specify six different 
>	com0 at isa? port ...
>	com1 at isa? port ...
>	...
>	com5 at isa? port ...
>lines in the kernel file with different io ports and interrupts and
>have everything work?

Yes, that should work.  You must run /dev/MAKEDEV to create
/dev/tty0[2-5] before you can use those ports.
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken