Re: Revert "serial: 8250: Make SERIAL_8250_RUNTIME_UARTS workcorrectly"

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Jun 03 2013 - 12:55:37 EST

On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 09:38:26AM -0400, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> This reverts commit cfcec52e9781f08948c6eb98198d65c45be75a70.
> This regresses a longstanding behaviour on X86 systems, which end up with
> PCI serial ports moving between ttyS4 and ttyS0 when you bisect to opposite
> sides of this commit, resulting in the need to constantly modify the console
> setting in order to bisect across it.
> Please revert, we can work on solving this for ARM platforms in a less
> disruptive way.

Ugh, how did this break x86 systems? Karthik, you said this wouldn't
affect anyone else, what did you test it on?

> Signed-off-by: Kyle McMartin <kyle@xxxxxxxxxxx>

I'll go queue this up for the next -rc release, thanks Kyle.

greg k-h
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