Subject: zs driver still broken?
To: None <>
From: Andreas Eltrich <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/30/1999 16:32:07

After the recent discussion in port-sparc and tech-kern and after seeing
this ...

  Module Name:    src
  Committed By:   wrstuden
  Date:           Mon Jan 25 17:53:15 UTC 1999

  Modified Files:
          src/sys/dev/ic: z8530tty.c
  Log Message:
  Fix thinko in part of rev 1.53.

  Thanks to Scott for pointing this out to me (I got his mail and figured out
  this change before seeing the discussion on tech-kern) and to Charles for
  the initial explanation.

... I believed that a -current kernel would work fine with my mgetty and
pppd. But it doesn't.

I built a kernel from friday's sup (NetBSD serva 1.3I NetBSD 1.3I (SERVA) #0: 
Sat Jan 30 15:04:49 CET 1999 elchy@serva:/usr/src/sys/arch/sparc/compile/SERVA 
sparc). Mgetty immediately drops the incoming call with this kernel as long
as "ignore-carrier true" is missing in "mgetty.config". So revision 1.55 of
sys/dev/ic/z8530tty.c still has the same problem with DCD signal.

After that I applied the patch from Matthew Green again and built a working

Is there a chance to get this bug fixed in the future or do I have to apply
this patch for the rest of my netbsd boxes life? ;-)

regards, Elchy

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