what's the value of CONFIG_8xx_UART?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Sat Jul 10 03:18:02 EST 2004

On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, Tom Rini wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 06:04:31PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>   under MPC8xx CPM Options, what's the purpose of selecting
>>   [ ] Use UART         (representing option CONFIG_8xx_UART)
> This is the older serial driver.  This can probably go away soon (Kumar
> and Panto have fixed the issues wrt needing SMC1 and SCC1, should be in
> kernel.org soon).

cool.  so now i can go find something else to complain about. :-)


p.s.  when you say "should be in kernel.org soon", what's the flow of
fixes between that and the linuxppc-2.5 tree at bkbits?

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