running 8xx without UART

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Jun 12 20:04:59 EST 2003

In message <FCEAKDJJAPHPLJFINDAJAEHGDCAA.Stephan.Linke at> you wrote:
> is it possible to make a 8xx kernel without setting up one of the serial interfaces for UART mode? It seames to me like it is only

Yes, this is possible.

> possible to choose between the CPM interfaces.
> We are experiencing problems with SCC3 running ethernet and SMC1 as console interface on a 852.

I think it would be better to solve this problem instead of just  not
using SMC1 and leaving an unresolved bug in the kernel...

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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