> On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 03:42:48PM -0700, Kanoj Sarcar wrote:
> > CVSROOT: /home/pub/cvs
> > Module name: linux
> > Changes by: firstname.lastname@example.org 01/04/10 15:42:47
> > Modified files:
> > drivers/char : serial.c
> > Log message:
> > Fix the IP27 serial driver after the 2.4.3 merge. This is what you
> > need in /etc/inittab: "7:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty ttyS0 DT9600".
> > mingetty can also probably be made to work.
> Mingetty starts ok but it's impossible to enter something. This is caused
> by CREAD being cleared on the tty. I don't know why this happens; it
> started in 2.4.3.
receive_chars() was updated to look at ignore_mask ... if CREAD is not
set, around the time of opening via ioctls etc, it will not take inputs.
I haven't figured the details out, but I believe it is more of a *getty
config issue than anything else.