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Re: [patch] Incorrect mapping of serial ports to lines

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: [patch] Incorrect mapping of serial ports to lines
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 14:09:36 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>  That's a bit troublesome for the Malta board which has both a pair of
> PC-compatible serial ports which are expected to be lines 0 and 1 and an
> Atlas serial port, which is expected to be line 2.  The Atlas port on the
> Malta board isn't handled by Linux right now, but I plan to fix it.  Are
> there systems that have both PC-compatible ports and system-specific ones
> and expect them to be mapped in the reverse order?

The NEC DDB Vrc-5074 (and probably the other DDB variants as well) has one
serial port in the Nile 4 host bridge, and 2 serial ports in the Super I/O.

To me it sounds the most logical if the one in the Nile 4 is ttyS0.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

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