8260 SCC as Console

John Traill john.traill at motorola.com
Fri Apr 27 17:03:22 EST 2001


I should have been more specific - Do you have a patch for the ADS8260 ?

Dan Malek wrote:
> John Traill wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone have a patch ( Or is working on one ) to use an SCC as a console ?
> Yes.  The linuxppc_2_5 kernel has all of the right pieces.  I have
> since made some changes that allow this to be selected as a configuration
> option, and the patches are in the pipeline back to the FSM Labs trees.
> When using the SCC Console, the driver doesn't support SMC serial
> ports due to some configuration conflicts I haven't yet resolved.
> So far, I haven't seen hardware that uses an SCC console and SMC serial
> ports, which places fixing this rather low on my list.
> What board are you working on?  I have a Linux port for the ADS8260.....
>         -- Dan


Regards, John

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