Broken serial driver in potato??
I've installed potato from CD but X failed with an error relating to the
There was no /dev/mouse, so I created a symlink to /dev/ttys1.
Now I get an I/O error when X tries to open the mouse device.
I tried the following:
echo bananas > /dev/ttys1
echo bananas > /dev/ttys0
and I get I/O errors both times.
I looked at the output from dmesg and found an improbable number of
Serial driver version 4.27 with no serial options enabled
ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
ttyS04 at 0x3220 (irq = 3) is a 8250
ttyS05 at 0x3228 (irq = 3) is a 16550
ttyS06 at 0x4220 (irq = 3) is a 8250
ttyS07 at 0x4228 (irq = 3) is a 16550
ttyS08 at 0x5220 (irq = 3) is a 8250
ttyS09 at 0x5228 (irq = 3) is a 16550
Does anybody know what's going on here?
How can I pass options to the serial driver to get it to see only 2