Subject: Re: TTY virtualization driver
To: M. Warner Losh <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/24/2002 10:45:17
dare i add a 'ditto'.. i much prefer knowing where the devices really go. 
besides, if you want to know its a serial line by its name, isnt the fact 
that by convention they all start with tty enough?? one is free to make some
symlinks so that to _him_ there are a bunch of anonymous numbered ttys all
going to various devices, and that serves his wishes just fine and doesnt
muck with the whole device naming scheme to do it. KISS.

my .02,

On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, M. Warner Losh wrote:

> In message: <>
>    writes:
> : 
> : | > Because now you need to be concerned whether your serial port is
> : | > /dev/ttya or /dev/ttyZa or /dev/ttyCa or /dev/ttyHa or /dev/ttyEa....
> : |
> : | and i WANT to!!!!
> : 
> : Fine.  Your preference has been noted.  You are the only one I've
> : heard from who likes this.
> I like it too.
> I hate renumbering things when I add/remove serial cards because they
> were inserted before/after the devices I have now.
> Warner