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Date:      Thu, 21 Jul 2011 06:03:05 -0700
From:      perryh@pluto.rain.com
To:        luvbeastie@larseighner.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How to add sio to 8.2 ?
Message-ID:  <4e282389.Xp4wlKlnQhE/B3qm%perryh@pluto.rain.com>
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Lars Eighner <luvbeastie@larseighner.com> wrote:

> I've come to the conclusion that I need sio to be able to use 8.x.
>
> Can it be as simple as just dropping the code from 7.x into the
> source for 8.x and adding a line to the kernel configuration?
>
> Or would this be fraught with all kinds of deep traps?

sio(4) was replaced by uart(4) as part of the Giant retirement.
Depending on what you need that uart(4) does not currently have,
it might be easier to improve uart(4) than to resurrect sio(4).



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