Re: Fix staircase effect on Altix serial console.

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2004-03-04 07:44:49
On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 06:36:21PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > I've filed a bug with our system controller group to make the behavior
> > of the L2 and L1 system controllers consistent (I believe you're using
> > an L1), which I think is the proper fix.
> 
> No, it is the *wrong* thing to do.  If you do stty -onlcr you should get
> just one NL, nothing else.  It's the job of the tty layer and the serial
> console write function to translate NL to CRNL, nobody else should mangle
> the output in any way.

Right, that's why I'm saying that the l2 shouldn't mangle output, nor
should the PROM.  They should just pass through whatever the serial
driver hands them.  I think we're in agreement here?

Jesse
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