[PATCH] Fix 8250 probe on ppc32

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Nov 19 01:46:49 EST 2005

On Nov 18, 2005, at 4:51 AM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> 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.

How early on can we use udbg? I'd be interested to see how this is  
going to work out for 4xx/83xx/85xx w/built-in 8250's.

- kumar

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