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SubjectRe: Russell King forks ARM Linux.u
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 02:48:47PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> > It's mostly up to the SPARC people, I guess...
> Anything else would mean the user of the serial port has to know about
> the machines exact configuration on boxes like MIPS which can be tricky
> in case of some machines and configurations.

That's more a matter of what ports are available, etc, etc. You really
need to handle that properly anyway.

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