Re: Support for serial console on legacy free machines

From: Maciej W. Rozycki (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 17:53:44 EST

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> What bothers me is that new systems don't have a serial port, and no ISA
> slots, so there is no hope of getting a "serial console" support without
> ACPI (which is rather heavyweight AFAIK). USB is far too complex to use
> for early-boot debugging, so what else is left?

 You may still get a PCI serial controller card.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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