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  1 config TTY
  2         bool "Enable TTY" if EXPERT
  3         default y
  4         ---help---
  5           Allows you to remove TTY support which can save space, and
  6           blocks features that require TTY from inclusion in the kernel.
  7           TTY is required for any text terminals or serial port
  8           communication. Most users should leave this enabled.
 10 if TTY
 12 config VT
 13         bool "Virtual terminal" if EXPERT
 14         depends on !S390 && !UML
 15         select INPUT
 16         default y
 17         ---help---
 18           If you say Y here, you will get support for terminal devices with
 19           display and keyboard devices. These are called "virtual" because you
 20           can run several virtual terminals (also called virtual consoles) on
 21           one physical terminal. This is rather useful, for example one
 22           virtual terminal can collect system messages and warnings, another
 23           one can be used for a text-mode user session, and a third could run
 24           an X session, all in parallel. Switching between virtual terminals
 25           is done with certain key combinations, usually Alt-<function key>.
 27           The setterm command ("man setterm") can be used to change the
 28           properties (such as colors or beeping) of a virtual terminal. The
 29           man page console_codes(4) ("man console_codes") contains the special
 30           character sequences that can be used to change those properties
 31           directly. The fonts used on virtual terminals can be changed with
 32           the setfont ("man setfont") command and the key bindings are defined
 33           with the loadkeys ("man loadkeys") command.
 35           You need at least one virtual terminal device in order to make use
 36           of your keyboard and monitor. Therefore, only people configuring an
 37           embedded system would want to say N here in order to save some
 38           memory; the only way to log into such a system is then via a serial
 39           or network connection.
 41           If unsure, say Y, or else you won't be able to do much with your new
 42           shiny Linux system :-)
 45         depends on VT
 46         default y
 47         bool "Enable character translations in console" if EXPERT
 48         ---help---
 49           This enables support for font mapping and Unicode translation
 50           on virtual consoles.
 52 config VT_CONSOLE
 53         bool "Support for console on virtual terminal" if EXPERT
 54         depends on VT
 55         default y
 56         ---help---
 57           The system console is the device which receives all kernel messages
 58           and warnings and which allows logins in single user mode. If you
 59           answer Y here, a virtual terminal (the device used to interact with
 60           a physical terminal) can be used as system console. This is the most
 61           common mode of operations, so you should say Y here unless you want
 62           the kernel messages be output only to a serial port (in which case
 63           you should say Y to "Console on serial port", below).
 65           If you do say Y here, by default the currently visible virtual
 66           terminal (/dev/tty0) will be used as system console. You can change
 67           that with a kernel command line option such as "console=tty3" which
 68           would use the third virtual terminal as system console. (Try "man
 69           bootparam" or see the documentation of your boot loader (lilo or
 70           loadlin) about how to pass options to the kernel at boot time.)
 72           If unsure, say Y.
 75         def_bool y
 76         depends on VT_CONSOLE && PM_SLEEP
 78 config HW_CONSOLE
 79         bool
 80         depends on VT && !UML
 81         default y
 84        bool "Support for binding and unbinding console drivers"
 85        depends on HW_CONSOLE
 86        default n
 87        ---help---
 88          The virtual terminal is the device that interacts with the physical
 89          terminal through console drivers. On these systems, at least one
 90          console driver is loaded. In other configurations, additional console
 91          drivers may be enabled, such as the framebuffer console. If more than
 92          1 console driver is enabled, setting this to 'y' will allow you to
 93          select the console driver that will serve as the backend for the
 94          virtual terminals.
 96          See <file:Documentation/console/console.txt> for more
 97          information. For framebuffer console users, please refer to
 98          <file:Documentation/fb/fbcon.txt>.
100 config UNIX98_PTYS
101         bool "Unix98 PTY support" if EXPERT
102         default y
103         ---help---
104           A pseudo terminal (PTY) is a software device consisting of two
105           halves: a master and a slave. The slave device behaves identical to
106           a physical terminal; the master device is used by a process to
107           read data from and write data to the slave, thereby emulating a
108           terminal. Typical programs for the master side are telnet servers
109           and xterms.
111           Linux has traditionally used the BSD-like names /dev/ptyxx for
112           masters and /dev/ttyxx for slaves of pseudo terminals. This scheme
113           has a number of problems. The GNU C library glibc 2.1 and later,
114           however, supports the Unix98 naming standard: in order to acquire a
115           pseudo terminal, a process opens /dev/ptmx; the number of the pseudo
116           terminal is then made available to the process and the pseudo
117           terminal slave can be accessed as /dev/pts/<number>. What was
118           traditionally /dev/ttyp2 will then be /dev/pts/2, for example.
120           All modern Linux systems use the Unix98 ptys.  Say Y unless
121           you're on an embedded system and want to conserve memory.
123 config LEGACY_PTYS
124         bool "Legacy (BSD) PTY support"
125         default y
126         ---help---
127           A pseudo terminal (PTY) is a software device consisting of two
128           halves: a master and a slave. The slave device behaves identical to
129           a physical terminal; the master device is used by a process to
130           read data from and write data to the slave, thereby emulating a
131           terminal. Typical programs for the master side are telnet servers
132           and xterms.
134           Linux has traditionally used the BSD-like names /dev/ptyxx
135           for masters and /dev/ttyxx for slaves of pseudo
136           terminals. This scheme has a number of problems, including
137           security.  This option enables these legacy devices; on most
138           systems, it is safe to say N.
142         int "Maximum number of legacy PTY in use"
143         depends on LEGACY_PTYS
144         range 0 256
145         default "256"
146         ---help---
147           The maximum number of legacy PTYs that can be used at any one time.
148           The default is 256, and should be more than enough.  Embedded
149           systems may want to reduce this to save memory.
151           When not in use, each legacy PTY occupies 12 bytes on 32-bit
152           architectures and 24 bytes on 64-bit architectures.
154 config BFIN_JTAG_COMM
155         tristate "Blackfin JTAG Communication"
156         depends on BLACKFIN
157         help
158           Add support for emulating a TTY device over the Blackfin JTAG.
160           To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
161           module will be called bfin_jtag_comm.
164         bool "Console on Blackfin JTAG"
165         depends on BFIN_JTAG_COMM=y
168         bool "Non-standard serial port support"
169         depends on HAS_IOMEM
170         ---help---
171           Say Y here if you have any non-standard serial boards -- boards
172           which aren't supported using the standard "dumb" serial driver.
173           This includes intelligent serial boards such as Cyclades,
174           Digiboards, etc. These are usually used for systems that need many
175           serial ports because they serve many terminals or dial-in
176           connections.
178           Note that the answer to this question won't directly affect the
179           kernel: saying N will just cause the configurator to skip all
180           the questions about non-standard serial boards.
182           Most people can say N here.
184 config ROCKETPORT
185         tristate "Comtrol RocketPort support"
186         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && (ISA || EISA || PCI)
187         help
188           This driver supports Comtrol RocketPort and RocketModem PCI boards.   
189           These boards provide 2, 4, 8, 16, or 32 high-speed serial ports or
190           modems.  For information about the RocketPort/RocketModem  boards
191           and this driver read <file:Documentation/serial/rocket.txt>.
193           To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
194           module will be called rocket.
196           If you want to compile this driver into the kernel, say Y here.  If
197           you don't have a Comtrol RocketPort/RocketModem card installed, say N.
199 config CYCLADES
200         tristate "Cyclades async mux support"
201         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && (PCI || ISA)
202         select FW_LOADER
203         ---help---
204           This driver supports Cyclades Z and Y multiserial boards.
205           You would need something like this to connect more than two modems to
206           your Linux box, for instance in order to become a dial-in server.
208           For information about the Cyclades-Z card, read
209           <file:Documentation/serial/README.cycladesZ>.
211           To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
212           module will be called cyclades.
214           If you haven't heard about it, it's safe to say N.
216 config CYZ_INTR
217         bool "Cyclades-Z interrupt mode operation"
218         depends on CYCLADES && PCI
219         help
220           The Cyclades-Z family of multiport cards allows 2 (two) driver op
221           modes: polling and interrupt. In polling mode, the driver will check
222           the status of the Cyclades-Z ports every certain amount of time
223           (which is called polling cycle and is configurable). In interrupt
224           mode, it will use an interrupt line (IRQ) in order to check the
225           status of the Cyclades-Z ports. The default op mode is polling. If
226           unsure, say N.
228 config MOXA_INTELLIO
229         tristate "Moxa Intellio support"
230         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && (ISA || EISA || PCI)
231         select FW_LOADER
232         help
233           Say Y here if you have a Moxa Intellio multiport serial card.
235           To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
236           module will be called moxa.
238 config MOXA_SMARTIO
239         tristate "Moxa SmartIO support v. 2.0"
240         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && (PCI || EISA || ISA)
241         help
242           Say Y here if you have a Moxa SmartIO multiport serial card and/or
243           want to help develop a new version of this driver.
245           This is upgraded (1.9.1) driver from original Moxa drivers with
246           changes finally resulting in PCI probing.
248           This driver can also be built as a module. The module will be called
249           mxser. If you want to do that, say M here.
251 config SYNCLINK
252         tristate "Microgate SyncLink card support"
253         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && PCI && ISA_DMA_API
254         help
255           Provides support for the SyncLink ISA and PCI multiprotocol serial
256           adapters. These adapters support asynchronous and HDLC bit
257           synchronous communication up to 10Mbps (PCI adapter).
259           This driver can only be built as a module ( = code which can be
260           inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
261           The module will be called synclink.  If you want to do that, say M
262           here.
264 config SYNCLINKMP
265         tristate "SyncLink Multiport support"
266         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && PCI
267         help
268           Enable support for the SyncLink Multiport (2 or 4 ports)
269           serial adapter, running asynchronous and HDLC communications up
270           to 2.048Mbps. Each ports is independently selectable for
271           RS-232, V.35, RS-449, RS-530, and X.21
273           This driver may be built as a module ( = code which can be
274           inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
275           The module will be called synclinkmp.  If you want to do that, say M
276           here.
278 config SYNCLINK_GT
279         tristate "SyncLink GT/AC support"
280         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && PCI
281         help
282           Support for SyncLink GT and SyncLink AC families of
283           synchronous and asynchronous serial adapters
284           manufactured by Microgate Systems, Ltd. (
286 config NOZOMI
287         tristate "HSDPA Broadband Wireless Data Card - Globe Trotter"
288         depends on PCI
289         help
290           If you have a HSDPA driver Broadband Wireless Data Card -
291           Globe Trotter PCMCIA card, say Y here.
293           To compile this driver as a module, choose M here, the module
294           will be called nozomi.
296 config ISI
297         tristate "Multi-Tech multiport card support"
298         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && PCI
299         select FW_LOADER
300         help
301           This is a driver for the Multi-Tech cards which provide several
302           serial ports.  The driver is experimental and can currently only be
303           built as a module. The module will be called isicom.
304           If you want to do that, choose M here.
306 config N_HDLC
307         tristate "HDLC line discipline support"
308         depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD
309         help
310           Allows synchronous HDLC communications with tty device drivers that
311           support synchronous HDLC such as the Microgate SyncLink adapter.
313           This driver can be built as a module ( = code which can be
314           inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
315           The module will be called n_hdlc. If you want to do that, say M
316           here.
318 config N_GSM
319         tristate "GSM MUX line discipline support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
320         depends on NET
321         help
322           This line discipline provides support for the GSM MUX protocol and
323           presents the mux as a set of 61 individual tty devices.
325 config TRACE_ROUTER
326         tristate "Trace data router for MIPI P1149.7 cJTAG standard"
327         depends on TRACE_SINK
328         default n
329         help
330           The trace router uses the Linux tty line discipline framework to
331           route trace data coming from a tty port (say UART for example) to
332           the trace sink line discipline driver and to another tty port (say
333           USB). This is part of a solution for the MIPI P1149.7, compact JTAG,
334           standard, which is for debugging mobile devices. The PTI driver in
335           drivers/misc/pti.c defines the majority of this MIPI solution.
337           You should select this driver if the target kernel is meant for
338           a mobile device containing a modem.  Then you will need to select
339           "Trace data sink for MIPI P1149.7 cJTAG standard" line discipline
340           driver.
342 config TRACE_SINK
343         tristate "Trace data sink for MIPI P1149.7 cJTAG standard"
344         default n
345         help
346           The trace sink uses the Linux line discipline framework to receive
347           trace data coming from the trace router line discipline driver
348           to a user-defined tty port target, like USB.
349           This is to provide a way to extract modem trace data on
350           devices that do not have a PTI HW module, or just need modem
351           trace data to come out of a different HW output port.
352           This is part of a solution for the P1149.7, compact JTAG, standard.
354           If you select this option, you need to select
355           "Trace data router for MIPI P1149.7 cJTAG standard".
358         bool "ePAPR hypervisor byte channel driver"
359         depends on PPC
360         select EPAPR_PARAVIRT
361         help
362           This driver creates /dev entries for each ePAPR hypervisor byte
363           channel, thereby allowing applications to communicate with byte
364           channels as if they were serial ports.
367         bool "Early console (udbg) support for ePAPR hypervisors"
368         depends on PPC_EPAPR_HV_BYTECHAN=y
369         help
370           Select this option to enable early console (a.k.a. "udbg") support
371           via an ePAPR byte channel.  You also need to choose the byte channel
372           handle below.
375         int "Byte channel handle for early console (udbg)"
376         depends on PPC_EARLY_DEBUG_EHV_BC
377         default 0
378         help
379           If you want early console (udbg) output through a byte channel,
380           specify the handle of the byte channel to use.
382           For this to work, the byte channel driver must be compiled
383           in-kernel, not as a module.
385           Note that only one early console driver can be enabled, so don't
386           enable any others if you enable this one.
388           If the number you specify is not a valid byte channel handle, then
389           there simply will be no early console output.  This is true also
390           if you don't boot under a hypervisor at all.
392 config GOLDFISH_TTY
393         tristate "Goldfish TTY Driver"
394         depends on GOLDFISH
395         help
396           Console and system TTY driver for the Goldfish virtual platform.
398 config DA_TTY
399         bool "DA TTY"
400         depends on METAG_DA
401         select SERIAL_NONSTANDARD
402         help
403           This enables a TTY on a Dash channel.
405 config DA_CONSOLE
406         bool "DA Console"
407         depends on DA_TTY
408         help
409           This enables a console on a Dash channel.
412         bool "MIPS EJTAG Fast Debug Channel TTY"
413         depends on MIPS_CDMM
414         help
415           This enables a TTY and console on the MIPS EJTAG Fast Debug Channels,
416           if they are present. This can be useful when working with an EJTAG
417           probe which supports it, to get console output and a login prompt via
418           EJTAG without needing to connect a serial cable.
420           TTY devices are named e.g. ttyFDC3c2 (for FDC channel 2 of the FDC on
421           CPU3).
423           The console can be enabled with console=fdc1 (for FDC channel 1 on all
424           CPUs). Do not use the console unless there is a debug probe attached
425           to drain the FDC TX FIFO.
427           If unsure, say N.
430         bool "Early FDC console"
431         depends on MIPS_EJTAG_FDC_TTY
432         help
433           This registers a console on FDC channel 1 very early during boot (from
434           MIPS arch code). This is useful for bring-up and debugging early boot
435           issues.
437           Do not enable unless there is a debug probe attached to drain the FDC
438           TX FIFO.
440           If unsure, say N.
443         bool "Use KGDB over an FDC channel"
444         depends on MIPS_EJTAG_FDC_TTY && KGDB
445         default y
446         help
447           This enables the use of KGDB over an FDC channel, allowing KGDB to be
448           used remotely or when a serial port isn't available.
451         int "KGDB FDC channel"
452         depends on MIPS_EJTAG_FDC_KGDB
453         range 2 15
454         default 3
455         help
456           FDC channel number to use for KGDB.
458 endif # TTY

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