[PATCH 1/2] misc: aspeed: Add Aspeed UART routing control driver.

Andrew Jeffery andrew at aj.id.au
Wed Sep 5 10:15:54 AEST 2018

On Wed, 5 Sep 2018, at 07:25, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 10:20 PM Oskar Senft <osk at google.com> wrote:
> > This driver adds sysfs files that allow the BMC userspace to configure
> > how UARTs and physical serial I/O ports are routed.
> >
> > Tested: Checked correct behavior (both read & write) on TYAN S7106
> > board by manually changing routing settings and confirming that bits
> > flow as expected. Tested for UART1 and UART3 as this board doesn't have
> > the other UARTs wired up in a testable way.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Oskar Senft <osk at google.com>
> After reading some other messages about this I realize it's not very
> much you can do with the standard frameworks and you definately
> need something like this. Not like I have any better idea.
> Arnd and Greg are misc maintainers so not you will need to
> talk to them.

Yes. I'm certainly not a person that can merge them. 

Oskar: Please add at least Greg and Arnd as Linus suggests, and in the future make use of ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl to identify people and lists who should receive the patches.

> I would opt to put it in drivers/soc/aspeed though.

Yep, drivers/soc/aspeed seems like a better place. There are other drivers in misc likely should be moved there as well.

Thanks for your feedback Linus.


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