Re: [PATCH] U6715 16550A serial driver support

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Aug 05 2010 - 03:21:33 EST

On Thu, 5 Aug 2010 09:14:40 +0200 Philippe Langlais <philippe.langlais@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >>
> > The patch adds these .set_termios hooks but doesn't actually use them
> > for anything.
> >
> > The changelog doesn't tell us _why_ this was done (it should) and
> > lacking any code to look at it's all a bit mysterious.
> >
> >
> This feature is used in our U6715 8250 platform serial driver, to avoid
> hack in 8250.c set_termios (Alan Cox requirement).
> In this driver the input uart clock frequency depends on baud rate and
> is computed in our set_termios override function.
> The U6715 paltform serial patch has been submitted on linux-arm mailing
> list,
> and is ready to enter Russell King Linux tree.


> More things to do ?

Update the changelog to include this rather important information.

As the patches are dependent, treat them as a single series. Russell
can merge them both with Greg's ack or Greg can merge them both with
Russell's ack.

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