----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Risdon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>"
To: To Stacey Roberts
Date: Tue, 27 Jul, 2004 22:56 BST
Subject: Re: apcupsd vs FreeBSD-5.2.x

> Stacey Roberts wrote:
> >Hi Peter,
> >   
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Peter Risdon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>"
> >[snip]
> >>So you'd want:
> >>
> >>link cuaa1  usv
> >
> >
> >Okay, I understand. And I take it that if the serial signalling cable is 
> >actually connected to (labeled) serial port 1, then the corresponding 
> >device tobe used here would be cuaa0?
> >
> >
> The numbering of serial ports in FreeBSD starts at 0, so what would be 
> called com1 in DOS/Windows is cuaa0 in FreeBSD.

Yes, I knew this..,

> If the numbering of the ports on your computer follows the same pattern, 
> then serial port 1 would map to cuaa0.

Thanks for that clarification. I just thought that the pkg-message using cuaa1 was 
somewhat strange as this is in effect serial 2 and not the first serial interface. I 
would have thought that the example would have used the first (cuaa0) for the example 
by default.

Cheers for this.



> Peter.
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