[PATCH] Use platform device for 8250 registration

Kumar Gala kumar.gala at freescale.com
Thu Aug 18 02:16:39 EST 2005

On Aug 17, 2005, at 10:30 AM, Tom Rini wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 10:22:54AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
>>> So long as you convert arch/ppc/boot/ to this as well, why not  
>>> (or at
>>> least being able to grab the infos from these structs somehow).
>>> Once everyone is on a flat tree, I don't object to killing all of  
>>> the
>>> old-style uart definitions steaming out of <asm-ppc/serial.h>.
>> Tom, do have a test system that I can look at converting that you
>> would be willing to test the changes to arch/ppc/boot for me.
> With Matt's patch, you could boot a PReP kernel (no VGA con) :)
> But if you convert LoPEC, I'll throw the kernel at it.

Does PReP use bootcode?  I thought it was OF based, but what do I know.

- kumar

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