modem installation

Charles Hallenbeck chuckh at
Sun Jun 4 19:52:30 EDT 2000

Jude -
Here is a copy of my own line that does the same thing in that file,
except I use ttyS2 (com3) and irq 11.

${SETSERIAL} /dev/ttyS2 uart 16550A port 0x3E8 irq 11 ${STD_FLAGS}

The variables in braces are defined earlier in the file. Make sure that
all other references to your device are commented out elsewhere in the
file!! Important!


On Sun, 4 Jun 2000, Jude T. DaShiell wrote:

> I'm having to edit /etc/rc.d/rc.serial and I put my line to connect to the
> modem at line 19 in that file.  When I tried booting up the system hung.
> I inserted the line:
> {SETSERIAL} /dev/ttyS1 uart 16550 port 0x2F8 irq 9
> and then uncommented the line in /etc/rc.d/rc.S that prevents rc.serial
> from running.
> Did I make my insertion on the wrong line in the rc.serial script?  I'm
> not sure, but from the way some of the shell coding looked in that script
> that I might have to modify another line that points the serial devices to
> Null or that's where it appears to point them.  I'm about to go and
> reinstall the system from in a few minutes since I didn't
> make me a working boot disk yet.
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