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Re: broken devfs-support in SGI Zilog8530 serial driver

To: Raoul Borenius <raoul@shuttle.de>
Subject: Re: broken devfs-support in SGI Zilog8530 serial driver
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 23:35:59 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, devfs@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020329103244.GA15765@bunny.shuttle.de>; from raoul@shuttle.de on Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 11:32:44AM +0100
References: <20020329103244.GA15765@bunny.shuttle.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 11:32:44AM +0100, Raoul Borenius wrote:

> I'm not sure if this is a devfs or mips problem so I'm sending it
> to both lists.
> 
> I just compiled my own mips-kernel from oss.sgi.com:/cvs to get
> devfs-support. Unfortunately there seems to be a problem with the
> serial-driver at least in the linux_2_4 branch:
> 
> SGI Zilog8530 serial driver version 1.00
> devfs_register(ttyS): could not append to parent, err: -17
> devfs_register(cua): could not append to parent, err: -17

At this time we don't even claim to have proper devfs support in the
Indy serial drivers ...

  Ralf

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