Subject: Re: TTY virtualization driver
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/22/2002 20:59:29
| > No, the puc0 is a multifunction device that has ns16550 controllers
| > embedded in it. The problem is when you have different types of serial
| > controllers. For example:
| > com0 at pci dev ? function ?
| > sab0 at pci dev ? function ?
| > zs0 at sbus slot ?
| > Where both of those are mutually exclusive and have the same physical
| > location in the machine. Since they have different major numbers you
| can you explain this?
| two drivers for SAME port?!?!?!?!
What's to explain? You have different controllers so you need different
drivers. Not all the world is a PC.