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Re: [PATCH 29/37] Don't clobber spinlocks in 8250.

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 29/37] Don't clobber spinlocks in 8250.
From: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:16:58 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Tomaso Paoletti <tpaoletti@caviumnetworks.com>
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Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
On Thu, 23 Oct 2008, ddaney@caviumnetworks.com wrote:

From: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>

In serial8250_isa_init_ports(), the port's lock is initialized.  We
should not overwrite it.  Only copy in the fields we need.

I suggest you to send all the 8250 patches to linux-serial@vger.kernel.org and most probably the LKML. I don't think the relevant maintainers read this list -- note that they will be the general Linux maintainers as the serial subsystem doesn't have a dedicated one at the moment. Please always consult the MAINTAINERS file before posting patches (see Documentation/SubmittingPatches too).

Thanks, we are aware of this. All the serial patches had been previously sent as you suggest.

The next revision of this patch set will go to a wider audience, including linux-serial@ as appropriate.

David Daney

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