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SubjectRe: Russell King forks ARM Linux.u
Stuart MacDonald wrote:
>
> From: "Alan Cox" <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
> > > The only thing I'm not sure is that I believe the SPARC people uses
> > > ttyS* for Zilog 8530-based serial ports. I don't know if we want to
> > > define this as NS8250-family serial ports in light of that; I more
> > > tended to think of it as the "default" serial port for the
> > > architecture.
> >
> > What happens when you plug a PCI 16x50 card into a PCI bus sparc nowdays ?
>
> It should just work like i386, with ttyS*, but we haven't yet got
> a sparc box to check.
>

Does that mean SPARC has a conflict between the 8250/16x50 driver and the
Zilog driver? If so, the latter should probably move (ttyZ is still an
unused name.)

-hpa

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