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SubjectRe: 8250 serial console fixes -- issue

On Feb 1, 2006, at 7:47 PM, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Mer, 2006-02-01 at 19:21 -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
>> This patch introduces an issue for me an embedded PowerPC SoC
>> using the
>> 8250 driver.
>> The simple description of my issue is this: I'm using the serial
>> port for
>> both a terminal and console. I run fdisk on a /dev/hda. Before this
>> patch I would get the prompt for fdisk immediately. After this
>> patch I
>> have to hit return before the prompt is displayed.
>> I know that's not a lot of info, but just let me know what else
>> you need
>> to help debug this.
>> I'm guessing something about the UARTs on the PowerPC maybe bit a
>> little
>> non-standard.
> I wonder if I've swapped one race for another. Can you revert just the
> line which forces THRI on and test with the rest of the change please.

This doesn't seem to help.

- kumar
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