|To:||Russell King <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||Re: Bitrotting serial drivers|
|From:||Pete Popov <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 20 Mar 2005 15:42:27 -0800|
|Cc:||Ralf Baechle <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Andrew Morton <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com|
|Organization:||Embedded Alley Solutions, Inc|
|References:||<20050319172101.C23907@flint.arm.linux.org.uk> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20050320224028.GB6727@linux-mips.org> <423DFE7C.email@example.com> <20050320232438.B31657@flint.arm.linux.org.uk>|
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Russell King wrote:
On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 02:51:40PM -0800, Pete Popov wrote:- __register_serial, register_serial, unregister_serial (this driver doesn't support PCMCIA cards, all of which are based on 8250-compatible devices.)I tried a couple of times to cleanly add support to the 8250 for the Au1x serial. The uart is just different enough to make that hard, though I admit I never spent too much time on it. Sounds like it's time to revisit it again.I would prefer to have a patch to remove (or ack to do so myself) the above three mentioned functions so I can avoid breaking your driver, rather than a large update to it.
Go for it. I'll test the driver afterwards and think about getting it into the 8250 again.
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