Subject: Re: Cyclades 8 and 16 serial port ISA cards
To: mel kravitz <>
From: Zach Fine <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/21/2000 19:59:53
Do these devices actually work? I too compiled a new kernel, installed
a Cyclades Ye board, and made 16 devices, but whenever I try to use
them my computer crashes a minute later.

FWIW, mine's a Cyclades YeP PCI board, not ISA. 

-Zach Fine

>>>>> "mel" == mel kravitz <> writes:

    mel> These 8/16 Ye cards configure easily with a custom kernel and
    mel> with the mgetty port yield a multiport dialin server ,since
    mel> there is no current hack for MAKEDEV file for ttyC?devices i
    mel> have created the following which works well.  mel 145d144 <
    mel> sh $0 ttyC0 ttyC1 ttyC2 ttyC3 ttyC4 ttyC5 ttyC6 ttyC7
    mel> 239,248d237 < ttyC*) < unit=${i#????}  < ttyC=ttyC$unit <
    mel> dtyC=dtyC$unit < major=38 < rm -f $ttyC $dtyC < mknod $ttyC c
    mel> $major $(($unit + $dialin)) < mknod $dtyC c $major $(($unit +
    mel> $dialout)) < chown uucp.wheel $ttyC $dtyC < ;;