[PATCH] Stop pmac_zilog from abusing 8250's device numbers.

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Apr 4 11:13:58 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 16:56 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org>
> Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 19:28:36 -0400
> > Abusing the 8250 device numbers prevents the 8250 module from being
> > loaded at the same time as pmac_zilog, and means you can't have both
> > internal port and PCMCIA or PCI 8250 ports active at the same time.
> Dynamic minor number allocation for ttyS? would allow this
> just fine, and that's exactly what we do on sparc as I
> explained in another response.

If we can get it past whoever is the current 8250 maintainer, then fine
with me. Back then, I hit a brick wall.


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