uart.c: avoid changing parameter RAM on-the-fly for the console

Steffen Rumler Steffen.Rumler at
Wed Feb 16 20:56:18 EST 2005

Dan Malek wrote:
> On Feb 3, 2005, at 10:17 AM, Steffen Rumler wrote:
>> According to Motorola this is _NOT_ allowed and dangerous.
> :-)  yeah, ok ...
>> I suggest to do this inside rs_8xx_init() and startup() as shown
>> in the patch below.
> would you please read Documentation/CodingStyle and
> try sending the patch again?
> Although it doesn't make too much difference in this case,
> 2.4.20 is pretty old and it helps to get patches against
> the latest kernels.
>> With this fix, the modules hanging before can boot now.
> I suspect there is something else amiss, but I'll take a
> look at it.  What is the speed of the processor and the
> baud rate?

Hi Dan,

have you checked this problem in detail now ?

Unfortunately, I have forgotten the 'INIT RX TX' inside
my patched startup() (see new patch attached).

Thank you for help. The serial driver is rather complex.
Please, can you look into this (ignoring coding style at this time).



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