Re: [PATCH] tty: serial: serial-omap: depend on !8250_omap

From: Tony Lindgren
Date: Mon Dec 01 2014 - 11:40:46 EST

* One Thousand Gnomes <gnomes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [141201 06:11]:
> > Well the nightmare userspace switch from ttyS to ttyO few years ago is
> > something we want to avoid.. I think the best solution would be to make
> > serial-omap.c transparently provide support for ttyO using the new 8250
> > code so both ttyS and ttyO devices would just work. Otherwise it will
> > be years of "my serial port stopped working" questions again.
> Thata a udev problem not a kernel one surely.

How do you suggest we get people to update their kernel command line
and inittab? Udev may not even be installed.


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