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RE: dz console serial

To: linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: RE: dz console serial
From: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 1998 11:40:10 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980908233834.21792G-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com>
On Wed, 9 Sep 1998, Thomas Riemer wrote:

> Thanks for the helpful hints - I've actually managed to get characters
> flowing through the serial line at this point.
> 
> I noticed in my debugging that the kernel was generating an error
> that it couldn't open /dev/console  - it looked like it was failing
> on dz_open.  Anyone tell me the vague story on how /dev/console
> gets mapped to the serial port?  Or at least point me at the right
> file.

Perhaps Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> can tell you more
about it, he has written parts of the kernel console code.

Regards,

Richard

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