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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/6] drivers:misc: sources for Init manager module
--- On Wed, 24/3/10, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/6] drivers:misc: sources for Init manager module
> To: "Pavan Savoy" <pavan_savoy@yahoo.co.in>
> Cc: "Marcel Holtmann" <marcel@holtmann.org>, "Greg KH" <gregkh@suse.de>, "PavanSavoy" <pavan_savoy@ti.com>, "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
> Date: Wednesday, 24 March, 2010, 10:28 PM
> > The core of the problem is we
> cannot ask/install/ldisc_put for a line discipline from
> kernel space.
>
> The device is always in WL protocol mode and starts this
> way ?

Totally makes sense, just EXPORT the symbol tty_set_ldisc or tiocsetd, so that kernel space drivers can install/un-install LDISC.

>
> If so lets simply fix the tty layer to allow a driver to
> set the initial
> ldisc.
>
> > The only reason I wanted this to be in staging was to
> have sort of continuous review process, and in hope the
> driver wouldn't be forgotten.
>
> I would certainly prefer this as it is much easier to
> refine this way
>
> Alan
>


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