[PATCH v2] serial: add support for the cell network processor NWP device

Andrew Morton akpm at linux-foundation.org
Wed Jan 7 15:21:43 EST 2009

On Wed, 07 Jan 2009 14:08:14 +1100 Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-11-24 at 14:53 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > From: Benjamin Krill <ben at codiert.org>
> > 
> > Add support for the nwp serial device which is connected to a DCR bus. It
> > uses the of_serial device driver to determine necessary properties from
> > the device tree.  The supported device is added as serial port number 84.
> > 
> > NWP stands for network processor and it is part of the QPACE - Quantum
> > Chromodynamics Parallel Computing on the Cell Broadband Engine project.
> > The implementation is a lightweight uart implementation with the focus
> > to consume as little resources as possible and it is connected to a
> > DCR bus.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Benjamin Krill <ben at codiert.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> There have been no comment nor objection about this patch.

That doesn't mean anyone looked at it ;)

> Andrew, do we have a serial maintainer or should I merge it via the
> powerpc tree ?

OK by me.  Maybe Alan wants to grab it.

My version is mucked up anyway - PORT_NWPSERIAL has the same value as

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