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Re: Portmap on the Encore M3

To: Ashlesha Shintre <ashlesha@kenati.com>
Subject: Re: Portmap on the Encore M3
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 19:11:56 +0000
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On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 10:28:10AM -0800, Ashlesha Shintre wrote:

> > Use CONFIG_SERIAL_AU1X00.
> 
> --But I want to use standard 16550 compatible serial port, controlled by
> the Super I/O Controller on the VIA Southbridge.. The
> CONFIG_SERIAL_AU1x00 will not be able to drive this port will it?

Ah, no.  But that's an unusual configuration.  In general Alchemy
systems only use the on-chip UART which is 8250-ish but just different
enough that in older Linux versions we used to have a separate
driver for it.

  Ralf

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