Subject: Re: 16550's in wrong st after reboot
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: port-i386
Date: 04/01/1996 10:32:11
"Michael L. VanLoon --" writes:
> >I have a pretty strange problem where the com ports appear to 
> >be in the wrong state after reboot.  I notice this because the mouse
> >probe done from MS-DOS fails and then probes my modem...
> >A hard reboot fixes it.
> I haven't seen this.  Maybe you have funky hardware?

I've seen it on ASUS PCI/I-486-SP3G and PCI-P54TP4XE motherboards.
Apparantly FreeBSD and Linux do the same thing (according to my
friends who run these).

Maybe it's the super-I/O ASIC that does 2x16550/lpt/FD/WD that these
boards use.