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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/8] atmel_serial: Kill at91_register_uart_fns
    On 28 Sep 2006 11:21:55 +0200
    Andrew Victor <andrew@sanpeople.com> wrote:

    > hi Haavard,
    >
    > > at91_register_uart_fns has no users as far as I can see. Let's get
    > > rid of it.
    >
    > No. It is being used.
    >
    > This interface is used to register board-specific functions that can
    > be use to control the serial port modem-control lines.
    >
    > For example, the AT91RM9200 only provides the full modem-control
    > signals on USART1. If you need the modem-control signals for any of
    > the other ports you need to drive some of the GPIO pins manually. So
    > you need this hook back into your board-specific file to do that.

    Ok, I sort of suspected that. But I can't see any users in the kernel
    tree, so perhaps we should leave the name of the function alone too?
    (i.e. just drop the patch)

    Haavard
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