This will continue to work, though the preferred way of setting up a
console port is to use the PCI-ISA (aka LPC) bridge
(N can be any slot number on bus 0, usually 1..31)
There are 2 serial ports behind the LPC bridge, com1 and com2. These
can have backends assigned to them in the same way as PCI devices, but
use the "-l" option for configuration since they are 'lpc' devices e.g.
The advantage of using the LPC serial ports is that they will show up
on the expected tty devices - com1 will be /dev/ttyu0 on FreeBSD as
opposed to /dev/ttyu2 for the uart PCI device.
So: "-S 31,uart/dev/nmdm0A" becomes "-s 31,lpc -l com1,nmdm0A"
... and change the guest's /etc/ttys file to set up a getty on ttyu0
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