Re: serial drivers

Gert Doering (
Sat, 2 Aug 1997 10:14:00 +0200

In muc.lists.linux-kernel Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

>I've actually have wanted for a while to try to slim down the various
>serial drivers. For example, at some point get rid of /dev/cuaXXX
>support once and for all, from *all* of the drivers.
>(Speaking of which, it's also time to get rid of the ugly SPD_VHI hack;
>all of the new libc's should support the higher baud rates directly).

Very, very good idea. I strongly second this -- about half the questions
I answer about mgetty has something to do with cuaXXX or problems setting
the "high" baud rates because of mismatches between different programs and


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