PCMCIA Modem/Serial Cards and MPC8xx?

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 27 20:37:58 EST 2003

Dear Steven,

in message <3F4B390D.1060101 at imc-berlin.de> you wrote:
> is someone using a PCMCIA Modem or Serial Port card with an MPC8xx system?

Yes, we tested this on a couple of boards, including a TQM8xxL board.

> I build a kernel for a TQM860L based board enabeling CONFIG_SERIAL=y
> as the PCMCIA HowTo states. (I also have CONFIG_SERIAL_CONSOLE=y). But
> while booting (or insmod serial.o) I get :

So far, this is only supported by our linux-2.4 kernel (normally, the
8xx UART driver and the standard serial driver  [as  needed  for  the
modem] will cause conflicts; these are trivially to fix, though).

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
Phone: (+49)-8142-4596-87  Fax: (+49)-8142-4596-88  Email: wd at denx.de
Bus error -- driver executed.

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