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Re: com* at acpi? in amd64/GENERIC

On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 01:45:08PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> I just noticed that 'com* at acpi?' is commented out in amd64/GENERIC.
> Is there a technical reason for that?
> I would like to uncomment it, to make the serial ports available that
> are found on IBM Anyplace Kiosk systems.

there will be problems if it attaches the serial port used by the hypervisor
for its serial console.
That's also why com0 is commented out (if you setup the hypervisor to use
com1 as serial console, you have to rebuild a kernel).

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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