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Re: com* at acpi? in amd64/GENERIC
On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 09:08:23AM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> 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?
There is certainly a way to get them in the right order; other
systems manages to get it right ...
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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