Re: [PATCH 2/2] serial: pl011: Move uart_register_driver call todevice probe
From: Russell King - ARM Linux
Date: Mon Jan 20 2014 - 05:04:30 EST
On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 02:32:35PM +0530, Tushar Behera wrote:
> uart_register_driver call binds the driver to a specific device
> node through tty_register_driver call. This should typically happen
> during device probe call.
> In a multiplatform scenario, it is possible that multiple serial
> drivers are part of the kernel. Currently the driver registration fails
> if multiple serial drivers with same default major/minor numbers are
> included in the kernel.
> A typical case is observed with amba-pl011 and samsung-uart drivers.
NAK. There should not be any other driver using amba-pl011's device numbers.
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