[PATCH] Fix 8250 probe on ppc32

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 18 21:51:28 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-18 at 09:23 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 02:50:17PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-11-17 at 21:26 -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
> > > Paul or BenH,
> > > 
> > > Would you like to enlighten us on this ambitious rework?
> > 
> > First, some better & more generic routines for translating addresses
> > from the device-tree, and some more generic code for looking for
> > standard serial port using the above routines, among others ... also,
> > set_preferred_console gets modified to use the previous list so it can
> > detect the ports more reliably, etc ....
> so as a start can we move the code to a place in arch/powerpc/ where
> it can bee used by ppc32 _now_ because it fixes a real problem?  You
> can add your encehancements whenever you get time to actually do it.

My patch makes it ppc32 too :) udbg gets build on ppc32 along with early
console etc... all with the same code path as ppc64. I still need to
test it on more hw and fix a few problems and hopefully will post it
before the week-end is over.


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