[ntp:questions] Re: Motorola Oncore M12 driver questions

Paul Croome Paul.Croome at softwareag.com
Mon Jan 19 09:05:09 UTC 2004

"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message news:<FaadneDAsMq4jJbdRVn-tA at comcast.com>...
> Environment:  Sun Ultra 5/360MHz 256meg Solaris 8 4/02, unpatched.  NTP 
> 4.2.0
> I have the Oncore plugged into the 9-pin serial port on the back, 
> labeled "B".  Comments in the driver read as follows:
> * This code uses the two devices
>  *      /dev/oncore.serial.n
>  *      /dev/oncore.pps.n
> * which may be linked to the same device.
> Obviously, I"m expected to create these devices, since they don't 
> exist.  How?  I would expect to create links in /dev to something else 
> in /dev but the details escape me.  Hard links or soft?  To which device 
> file in /dev? 


You can use symbolic links:

  cd /dev
  ln -s term/b oncore.serial.0
  ln -s term/b oncore.pps.0


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