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Re: Galileo 64240

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Galileo 64240
From: ellis@spinics.net
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2002 15:04:40 -0800 (PST)
In-reply-to: <no.id> from "Paul Kasper" at Jan 08, 2002 07:19:58 AM
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
>>Is there any support code around for the Galileo 64240? A
>>serial driver would be really nice ;)

>I started an MPSC/Uart driver for the 64240/64240A chips. Didn't
>get much of it working when we got fed up with all of the
>Galileo errata about which registers could or could not be read
>at which times and their confusion as to whether or not they
>were planning to ever fix the errata.

>We broke down and added a 162550 UART to the board.

I really wish that option was available. ;)

>The driver code was abandoned in the midst of early debugging
>stages and is in a horrific state. You're welcome to a copy if
>you really can't find something better.

It looks like we have something that works for our in-house
(non-linux) OS. I guess I'll use that code as an example and see
if I can get a real driver working.

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