[CentOS] Serial port driver on CentOS 6

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Jan 5 22:19:57 UTC 2012

On 01/05/12 2:10 PM, Alfred von Campe wrote:
> What do I need to do to get these serial ports recognized?

random googling from that serial controller name

	NetMos Technology PCIe 9922 Multi-I/O Controller

seems to indicate you'll need to compile the kernel driver for it, its 
not supported until kernel 3.1
the driver appears to be here, 

when you've compiled a custom kernel driver, you'll need to remember to 
recompile it for each kernel update, unless you go through some serious 
dancing with (I forget the eTLA for the magic that causes the kernel 
installer to autocompile site-specific stuff)

>   On some other
> CentOS 6 systems with StarTech.com serial cards they were automatically
> recognized (different hardware and not PCIe based).

those cards undoubtedly used a different chip that's supported by the 
el6 kernel.

john r pierce                            N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca                         mid-left coast

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