regarding cpm_uart and platform_bus_type

Alexandros Kostopoulos akostop at
Tue Jul 17 22:15:15 EST 2007

Hm, it seems that, after all, cpm_uart works fine without any board  
specific code whatsoever. Sorry about the fuss. My mistake



On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 14:55:30 +0300, Alexandros Kostopoulos  
<akostop at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was wondering, since arch/powerpc is now based on device trees,  
> shouldn't the cpm_uart driver (or at least a branch of it for  
> arch/powerpc) be changed to use of_platform_bus_type instead of  
> platform_bus_type? In my opinion, cpm_uart driver should take all its  
> configuration (uart address base, ints etc) from dts (via the  
> of_platform code) without any intervention from board specific code. In  
> any case, given the current situation, how can I pass cpm_uart the  
> address/irq of the uarts? by hardcoding it in my board specific code?  
> mpc82xx_ads.c doesn't seem to have such code, and I was wondering how  
> SCC uarts work in this platform? Who initializes them?
> thank you
> Alex

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