Re: [PATCH] Correctly flush 8250 buffers, notify ldisc of line statuschanges.

From: Nicolas Pitre
Date: Sat Nov 13 2004 - 17:42:53 EST

On Sat, 13 Nov 2004, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Sad, 2004-11-13 at 18:10, Russell King wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 02:47:51PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > I'm working on it. It would be helpful if the drivers/serial code would
> > > use helpers and not dig in places it shouldnt so that the transition can
> > > be cleaner.
> >
> > Ok - I've just applied your patch to 8250 and expanded it to cover the
> > other ARM serial drivers. Should be merged with Linus' tree tomorrow.
> Thanks. I'll add a couple more helpers soon for the drivers/char code
> that
> copies or DMAs blocks of characters

Great! I have serial hardware here that can do DMA but found the
current tty layer not especially appropriate for DMA usage.

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