Bug 153314 - My multiport card is not getting corretly detected
My multiport card is not getting corretly detected
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 189859
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
4.0
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Assigned To: David Woodhouse
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-04 14:45 EDT by Jerry Geis
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-21 11:46:06 EDT
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Description Jerry Geis 2005-04-04 14:45:23 EDT
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Description of problem:
My muliport card is (8 port) is using ports 4 -7 then 2,3,4.

The card should be grabbing 4 - 11.

I think the 8250_NR_UARTS is defaulting to 4 and should default to 
something like 36 (4 for COM1 - COM4) then ability for using 4 multiport
cards each with 8 ports.

Seems logical, but just guessing...

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. booting kernel is showing 4 - 7 and 2,3,4
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Actual Results:  ports are 4 -7 and 2,3,4

Expected Results:  ports should be 4 - 11 for 1 card. May use upto 4 (8 port) cards though.

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Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2005-04-04 16:28:04 EDT
What kind of card is it?
Comment 2 Jerry Geis 2005-04-04 16:29:55 EDT
Sorry - the card I use the Quatech ESC100M.

I also use a generic timedia card.

Both are behaving the same way.

Comment 3 Alan Cox 2007-03-21 11:46:06 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 189859 ***

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