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Re: com* at acpi? in amd64/GENERIC

Am 03.09.11 18:30, schrieb David Laight:
> On Sat, Sep 03, 2011 at 05:04:16PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>>> I see.  Does that mean it will push up ACPI com(4) ports up even when
>>> com0 - com2 don't attach?
>> Yes, but maybe
>> com0 at acpi?
>> com1 at acpi?
>> com* at acpi?
>> will workaround it. This needs to be tested.
> Look at the cvs history, if you do that the com ports tend to get
> reversed.
> There is no way of fixing the order of the com ports when acpi is used.

Now the big question is:  What is more important?  Having _no_ com
ports, but in the right order, or having useable serial ports, but maybe
with a strange numbering?

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