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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] atmel_serial: Cleanups, irq handler splitup & DMA
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    What prepatches one need to aply to what kernel version (vanila, git, ...) 
    before these?

    With best regards, Vadim Yatsenko.

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Haavard Skinnemoen" <hskinnemoen@atmel.com>
    To: "Andrew Victor" <linux@maxim.org.za>
    Cc: "Russell King - ARM Linux" <linux@arm.linux.org.uk>; "Haavard
    Skinnemoen" <hskinnemoen@atmel.com>; <kernel@avr32linux.org>;
    <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>; "Remy Bohmer" <linux@bohmer.net>; "ARM Linux
    Mailing List" <linux-arm-kernel@lists.arm.linux.org.uk>
    Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:06 PM
    Subject: [PATCH 0/5] atmel_serial: Cleanups, irq handler splitup & DMA


    > The following patchset cleans up the atmel_serial driver a bit,
    > moves a significant portion of the interrupt handler into a tasklet,
    > and adds DMA support. This is the result of a combined effort by Chip
    > Coldwell, Remy Bohmer and me. The patches should apply cleanly onto
    > Linus' latest git tree.
    >
    > It all seems to behave both with and without DMA enabled, but I'll do
    > some more testing tomorrow.
    >
    > Note that break and error handling doesn't work too well with DMA
    > enabled. This is a common problem with all the efforts I've seen
    > adding DMA support to this driver (including my own). I'm tempted to
    > just ignore the problem for now and hopefully come up with a solution
    > later.
    >
    > Everyone, please give it a try and/or review the code.
    >
    > PS: Andrew, I'm sending it to you because I believe you're the
    > maintainer of this driver, although MAINTAINERS doesn't say anything
    > about it. Please let me know if this isn't how you want it.
    >
    > Chip Coldwell (1):
    > atmel_serial: Add DMA support
    >
    > Haavard Skinnemoen (2):
    > atmel_serial: Use cpu_relax() when busy-waiting
    > atmel_serial: Use existing console options only if BRG is running
    >
    > Remy Bohmer (2):
    > atmel_serial: Clean up the code
    > atmel_serial: Split the interrupt handler
    >
    > drivers/serial/atmel_serial.c | 881
    > ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
    > 1 files changed, 700 insertions(+), 181 deletions(-)
    >
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