Re: Where are my serial ports?
On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 11:56:19AM -0600, Jeff Adams wrote:
> I recently acquired an Ultra 5, on which I'm running Testing. Works
> great for everything I've asked of it so far. Thanks to everyone putting
> this distribution together.
> I'm now attempting to utilize the 9 pin serial port, but as far as I can
> tell, the OS doesn't seem to see it, and I'm not sure how to tell if the
> machine sees them. I've tried cat'ing all the ttySx devices, but all
> claim something to the effect of "no such device" (don't have the exact
> message at the moment, Sorry). However, I've used this technique
> succesfully on my x86 machines, and even on an SS20 (also running Debian
> :), so I'm somewhat befuddled as to what's going on.
> FWIW, I've compiled my own kernel from Linus' tree, but I don't recall
> seeing an option to configure serial devices, as I'm used to seeing in
> the x86 kernels.
> I'm hoping some gentle soul can provide some enlightenment as to which
> devices the serial ports on an Ultra 5 usually reside at, anything I
> need to check at the boot prom level to ensure they are enabled, or any
> other bits of information that will help me find my serial ports.
Check dmesg output for the serial port information. It should be enabled
with no problems.
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