Re: cua* on kernel 2.1 and beyond

Riley Williams (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 18:21:44 +0000 (GMT)

Hi there.

>> I think i read somewhere, that the cua* devices for serial
>> were going to be made obselite..

>> Im just wondering about this as far as compatability with other
>> sources built on FreeBSD or such that, by default may use cua*.

> Tis true. ;-) cua is out, ttys is in, why I'm not sure, although
> I'd be interested to know myself for curiosity.

There's not exactly a great deal of compatibility problem there: run
the following script and fix it for good...

Q> #!/bin/bash
Q> cd /dev
Q> rm -f cua?
Q> for Z in 0 1 2 3 ; do
Q> mknod cua$Z c 4 6$Z
Q> done

Best wishes from Riley.

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