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Re: Ack! Only 4 uarts with FC6!



On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 05:44:09PM -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
 > Lo these many years, the kernel parameter 8250.nr_uarts=9 has
 > been functioning perfectly to give me access to all 8 ports
 > on my byterunner board as well as the one uart on the motherboard.
 > 
 > Now with FC6 (the Xen kernel anyway), I get an error claiming
 > that is an unrecognized option, and I only see 4 uarts in /dev.
 > 
 > This sound like something I should report as a kernel bug?
 > (Or has the syntax just changed out from under me?)

Syntax should be the same, and I don't recall this code changing
at all recently, so it's likely a xen specific breakage.
If you could confirm that by trying the bare-metal kernel
that'd help.  File a bug against kernel-xen if that's the case.

	Dave

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