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SubjectRe: Serial Console
> Nope, /dev/console *does* block.  ATM I've found a quick workaround - I
> use "stty -F /dev/console clocal -crtscts" to turn off the serial flow
> control at the stawrt of /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit - this seems to work quite
> well... of course it doesn't stop some program turning flow control back
> on and ballsing it all up again :)

...and to fix that, you could easily travel into
/usr/src/linux/drivers/char/serial.c, and a quick conditionional to check
whether or not the change was being made to a console port - and if it is,
dont allow CRTSCTS to be set.


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