Scott Ullrich wrote:
> We are noticing that serial no longer functions the same way it did in
> 7.X when using -h or -D in /boot.config
> What we are seeing is this:
> Boot: 1
> /boot.config: -h
> Consoles: serial port
> BIOS drive C: is disk0
> BIOS 639kB/490496kB available memory
> FreeBSD/i386 bootstrap loader, Revision 1.1
> (email@example.com, Wed Sep 23 20:26:13 UTC 2009)
> Loading /boot/defaults/loader.conf
> /boot/kernel/kernel text=0x789ca4 data=0x149434+0x80de0 -
> Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command prompt.
> Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel]...
> And then the serial console stops functioning.
> This is on PC-Engine ALIX boards, VIA Embedded and anything else that
> I can find here that only features a serial console (Nexcom, too).
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
Did you update device.hints? See 20080713 entry in /usr/src/UPDATING.
sio(4) was replaced by uart(4). I just upgraded to RELENG_8 on a soekris
board and my serial console is working properly.
> My apologies if this is the wrong list.
> Thanks in advance,
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