Hi, ----- 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. Regards, Stacey > > > Peter. > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
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