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

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Thu Apr 5 02:25:14 EST 2007

> One option would be to move the 8250-based serial ports, to, say, 
> /dev/ttyN* (for National Semiconductors -- the best I could come up 
> with) and redefine /dev/ttyS* as a serial port multiplexer which maps in 
> all the types, for the ones that really want dynamic mapping.

I think this makes it worse than simply starting the 8250 ports at a
platform specific minor offset.


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