Re: Linux-2.0.1 (patch in serial.c is a problem)

Eugenio Jimenez Yguacel (
Fri, 5 Jul 1996 09:27:47 +0000 (GMT)

On 4 Jul 1996, Thomas Quinot wrote:

> Carsten Paeth ( =E9crit :
> > The patch in serial.c breaks all getty's (mgetty/agetty/uugetty)
> > on serial lines, because CLOCAL is not long set by default.
> Actually it seems to me that it does not break getty's on modems
> (but it must break getty's on hardwired terminals, and also
> selection.)
> --=20
> Thomas.Quinot@Cuivre.FdN.FR <URL:http://Web.FdN.FR/~tquin=

Hi all,
My 2.0.1 troubles:
I have two linux boxes, one connected to the Net and another one in my =
I updated my home box to 2.0.1 from 2.0.0. Well, it seemed to work fine=
(PPP, Minicom, Kermit, etc..) Yesterday, I updated the box which is in=20
the Net... no PPP. Then I thought, "perhaps tcp is broken... so I have =
downgrade the kernel to 2.0.0" I started Minicom (I was at home) but no=
success! PPP isn't broken, it's just the serial link which is broken (I=
think so :-)=20
Is it related with the serial.c patch ?
Eugenio Jimenez Yguacel
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