Re: Serial port question

From: Scott Walde <scott_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Thu Jun 03 1999 - 07:59:20 CST

On Thu, 3 Jun 1999, Les Klassen Hamm wrote:

> I have an 8bit I/O card with a 16550 UART sitting around, but without
> manual, so the jumper settings are a guess. When I put the card in, the
> boot messages say
> ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16450
> ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 17550A

It's possible that com1 is enabled on the 8 bit card... That would
prevent your mouse from working.

The kernel does not probe the irq of a serial port, it assumes it. If you
want to use a different irq, you either need to hack the source, or
probably run a setserial command in an rc script.


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