Subject: Re: 10th serial port
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/15/2000 23:08:02
Manuel Bouyer wrote
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 12:18:58PM +0930, Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> > Michael Richardson wrote
> > >
> > > Should the 10th serial port be called /dev/tty10, or /dev/tty010?
> > > "sh MAKEDEV tty10" makes the latter.
> > Whats wrong with tty0a?
> The problem will be here again when you'll hit the 16th port :)
Are there any reasons why the second digit isn't used? In this
case ttyff would become port 256, more than enough to build a fancy
To my knowledge, there are no definitions for ttyaX, ttybX, ttycX,
ttydX, ttyeX and ttyfX (X being a numerical value).
So why not defining serial ports in the range of tty[0..f][0..f]?
Name : Berndt Josef Wulf | +++ With BSD on Packet Radio +++
E-Mail : email@example.com | tfkiss, tnt, dpbox, wampes
ICQ : 18196098 | VK5ABN, Nairne, South Australia
URL : http://www.ping.net.au/~wulf | MBOX : vk5abn@vk5abn.#lmr.#sa.au.oc
Sysinfo : DEC AXPpci33+, NetBSD-1.4.2 | BBS : vk5abn.#lmr.#sa.aus.oc