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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: Sat, 30 Mar 2002 12:18:11 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, devfs@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020330132856.GA24305@bunny.shuttle.de>; from raoul@shuttle.de on Sat, Mar 30, 2002 at 02:28:56PM +0100
References: <20020329103244.GA15765@bunny.shuttle.de> <20020329233559.A31160@dea.linux-mips.net> <20020330132856.GA24305@bunny.shuttle.de>
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On Sat, Mar 30, 2002 at 02:28:56PM +0100, Raoul Borenius wrote:

> > > 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 ...
> 
> But it would be nice to have ;-)
> 
> Especially because you only need the small change pointed out by
> Russell Coker:

Ok :-)  Applied to 2.4 and 2.5.

  Ralf

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