Re: [pre6-7] cua nd ttyS broken

From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 22:10:56 EST

Benjamin Redelings, I writes:
> Hi,
> With 2.3.99-pre6-7, I get this error on boot, and ttyS? and cua? are
> not created.
> Serial driver version 4.93 (2000-03-20) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ
> SERIAL_PCI enabled
> ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
> ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
> devfs: devfs_register(): device already registered: "ttyS"
> devfs: devfs_register(): device already registered: "cua"
> Specifically, ttyS and cua are there, but not ttyS0, ttyS1 are there.
> ttyS is in fact ttyS0. I solved this problem (enough to boot) by doing
> cd /dev
> mv ttyS ttyS0
> ./MAKEDEV ttyS1
> I was then able to run X and use ppp.
> It looks like CONFIG_DEVFS is tested instead of CONFIG_DEVFS_FS in
> several files...

Ouch! Looks like someone was doing a "cleanup". I'll put out a new
patch to fix the breakage.



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