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SubjectRe: serial port multiplexing
On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 01:20:45PM +0100, Rahul Tank wrote:
> I am a newbee tryinging for serial port
> multiplexing. Currently my driver supports for one
> port
> (/dev/ttyS0). However i want to use the same physical
> port for 2 virtual ports.I am NOT sending two type of
> data simultaneously. I want to first reigister my
> driver for /dev/ttyS0. When the kernel has booted ,i
> want to disable it. Then i want to enable the driver
> to register for say /dev/ttyS1.
> in short i don't want the console to have controle
> over the serial port.

Try setting the kernel message level to zero after boot. That
will prevent the kernel from displaying any further messages to
that serial port, except when a serious problem (eg, oops) occurs.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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