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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.

Please don't.  Maybe it should be made a module however.

The problem is that com0, com1, and com2 are already in the config, and
force the numbering of the ACPI com(4) ports up.  That is, enabling the
ACPI attachment will put what should be /dev/tty00 on /dev/tty03.

        Jonathan Kollasch

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