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Re: Atari Serial

On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 16:01 +0100, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > Talk about an uphill battle, I can't figure out for the life of me which
> > serial ports are valid on my falcon under linux.  Most of the kernels
> > don't even seem to have atari_scc.o but the one I ahd does.  When I load
> Atari serial got dropped from the official tree long time ago (because we
> were stubborn and didn't adapt our drivers to the new linux way, once
> Linus had grokked there is serial beyond the 16650). I ported the SCC
> serial driver (the only one useful on the Falcon) to 2.4 using the generic
> serial helper routines, which means the device numbers got changed. The
> old device names were chosen to correspond to the serial1/2, modem1/2 and
> LAN port scheme. The new device names are just ttyS0 and ttyS1, with ttyS1
> being the DSUB 9 pin regular serial connector. I cannot remember if that
> one is shared with the LAN port connector, but I have made no provisions
> to switch the connectors on the fly anyway.
> > it nothing happens and I don't know what ports are there.  If I
> > cat /dev/ttyS* (any of em) I get invalid device or device not found or
> > something of that nature.
> ttyS1 should work after inserting the module. Maybe you have module
> loading errors?
> > Any suggestions?  I'd love to get pppd installed so I can start building
> > up my package list and getting the system updated.
> /sbin/slattach -L -p slip -s 115200 /dev/ttyS1 is what works for me. The
> -L meaning no modem control lines to watch out for.
> 	Michael

No module loading error whatsoever.  I did try "cat /dev/ttyS1" and it
didn't work, but I'll give it a shot.  The module load gave no output at
all neither ont he console nor in dmesg but it loaded.


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