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Re: com* at acpi? in amd64/GENERIC

On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 12:10:17PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
 > > > 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 ...

Check the archives... there was quite a bit of thrashing of this issue
in the period shortly before -5 was branched.

David A. Holland

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