Subject: Re: PC 164 Question
To: John Franklin <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/14/2000 14:52:33
On Mon, 13 Nov 2000, John Franklin wrote:

> > err, on NetBSD dty00
> Geez, you guys do so much to make NetBSD MI, isn't there someway we
> can make *this*, the abstracted indexing of serial ports, MI?  Even
> if it's nothing more than a bunch of symlinks in the /dev directory
> from /dev/blahX to /dev/{cuaXXX|dtyXX|ttyXX|serfooXX} so you can 
> always use /dev/blahX on any port to access the serial ports.

It is MI.

dtyXX == dial-out tty for ttyXX. For instance, dty00 == dialout of tty00.
dtyUX == dialout of ttyUX (usb serial thingies), dtyCZXXXX == dialout of
ttyCZXXXX (Cyclades Z serial ports)....

Take care,