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> On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 13:56:18 -0400 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
>
> | On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 18:44:58 BST, root@mauve.demon.co.uk said:
> |
> | > For laptops, might console=/dev/irda work?
> |
> | Hmm.... <looks around> Do I have anything handy that will *catch* stuff being
> | spewed out the irda port? Don't think so, or I'd have built that driver....
> |
> | Yes, might work, *if* you have hardware handy.
>
> I don't see any console support in the irda drivers...
> How is it supposed to work?
> or do you just mean that in theory it could be made to work?

I last looked at irda, when my laptop was a 486/745, and thought that
the hardware still looked more or less like a 8250 variant.
I had previously used /dev/ttyS1 (where that was an IR port) to dump
debugging data.

Looking at the documentation for more recent hardware, I find this isn't really
the case any more for all hardware.
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