Re: Uhg- Yet another problem

Matthew S. Anderson (tsunari@bellsouth.net)
Mon, 01 Feb 1999 16:24:11 -0600


Great- I'm glad it's not serious! But as for the 2nd one, how do I get rid of
those designations?

-In your Debt
Tsunari

Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Matthew S. Anderson wrote:
>
> > I also get this message right before I get my prompt back:
> >
> > tty_io.c: process 265(gpm) used obsolete /dev/cua0 - update software to use
> > /dev/ttys0
>
> The first message is a common bug, and (as far as I know) has no effect,
> so don't worry.
>
> The second message indicates that you're using the old "cua" designation
> for "callout" devices on a serial port, rather than the "ttyS"
> designation.  The two designations used to be used for different effects,
> but referred to the same device.  Ever since the 2.0 kernel, the "cua"
> designation has been planned to become obsolete.  It is fully obsolete
> with the 2.2 kernel, and it is strongly suggested that you get rid of
> these old designations.  In the not-too-distant future, the "cua" usage is
> bound to disappear completely.
>
> A
>
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