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Date:      Tue, 19 Jan 2010 21:48:01 +0100
From:      =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Morgan_Wesstr=F6m?= <freebsd-questions@pp.dyndns.biz>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Missing all ttyv* device nodes after upgrade 7.0 -> 7.2
Message-ID:  <4B561A81.6010400@pp.dyndns.biz>
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Morgan Wesström wrote:
> I obviously did something wrong somewhere but I can't figure out what.
> All console device nodes /dev/ttyv0 - /dev/ttyvf are missing after I
> upgraded a machine from 7.0 to 7.2. The serial console node /dev/ttyd0
> is there though if that rings a bell. What controls the creation of the
> console device nodes? Any hints on what I should check? I did deactivate
> unneeded SCSI-drivers and the like in the GENERIC kernel but the tty
> related stuff is still there, like:
> 
> options         COMPAT_43TTY            # BSD 4.3 TTY compat
> device          sc
> 

I'm also missing /dev/consolectl

I've read man syscons and all the prerequisites there are present in the
kernel:

           device atkbdc
           device atkbd
           device vga
           device sc

           device splash

And also these in /boot/device.hints:

           hint.atkbdc.0.at="isa"
           hint.atkbdc.0.port="0x060"
           hint.atkbd.0.at="atkbdc"
           hint.atkbd.0.irq="1"
           hint.vga.0.at="isa"
           hint.sc.0.at="isa"

Where should I look next?
/Morgan



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