[ltp] Serial Port on TP600E

Lawrence Lam linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
Mon, 08 Nov 1999 15:23:36 PST

Tried to unload/reload serial.o after tpctl but still didn't work.  Any 
further suggestion?


>From: Bill Mair <bill.mair@bm-soft.com>
>Reply-To: linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
>To: linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
>Subject: Re: [ltp] Serial Port on TP600E
>Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 10:42:17 +0100
>Bob Koss wrote:
> > > Have you compiled serial port support as a module?  You will probably
> > > need to unload/reload the module after having enabled the serial port.
> > > If you compiled serial port support as a static part of the kernel,
> > > you'll most likely need to reboot.
> > >
> >
> > Huh?  Are you saying that the kernel out of the RH6.0 box doesn't
> > support a serial port unless you recompile it???
>Changd H/W settings on the serial ports will only be seen when the 
>modules initialize.
>So if the modules are "statically" embedded in the kernel then a restart is 
>before the kernel see the changes. If the serial support is loaded at "run 
>(i.e. as a module) then you can just unload/reload the modules.
>On my serial port I have an Epson Camera, a Wacom ArtPad II and my 
>PalmPilot (not
>all at the same time of course :-) ). So it does work.
><< smime.p7s >>

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