[PATCH] Stop pmac_zilog from abusing 8250's device numbers.
rmk+lkml at arm.linux.org.uk
Wed Apr 4 18:38:03 EST 2007
On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 01:12:08AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> Your ARM example holds zero water because that platform has all kinds
> of weird devices so people there are used to all kinds of non-standard
> conventions and naming.
I think your perception is more wrong than you could ever think.
Montavista would absolutely love all serial ports to be under the
ttyS* naming, especially on ARM where there is a wide variety of
different possibilities - ttyAM, ttySA, ttyPXA, ttyAMA, and so
the list goes on. It apparantly gives their support department
There are similar feelings from the handhelds.org community.
However, despite people pressing for it, there's yet to be a *sane*
*technical* *solution* to the problem. All I've seen so far is one
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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