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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: cpm_uart: implement the cpm_uart_early_write() function for console poll
    On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:10:48AM +0800, DDD wrote:
    > Greg KH wrote:
    > >On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 11:13:40AM +0800, Dongdong Deng wrote:
    > >>The cpm_uart_early_write() function which was used for console poll
    > >>isn't implemented in the cpm uart driver.
    > >>
    > >>Implementing this function both fixes the build and allows
    > >>kgdboc to work via the cpm uart.
    > >
    > >So this is needed for the .35 release, right? Any older kernel releases
    > >as well?
    > Yes, it is needed for the .35 release.
    > The cpm_uart_early_write() of cpm_uart was introduced at 2.6.27,
    > so this patch is needed from 2.6.27.

    So no one has noticed that the driver doesn't build at all since the .27
    kernel release? Over 2 years? I hardly think that it's a rush to fix
    it over the next few weeks then :)

    I'll go queue it up.


    greg k-h

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