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SubjectRe: Fw: [Patch] Some updates to serial-5.05
Russell King wrote:
> I don't actually printk() the serial ports that have been discovered at
> boot time in the new serial CVS. If people scream enough, I could be
> persuaded. I'm currently of the opinion that they're noise, and if
> we're really interested in them, we've got a userspace tool to do it
> for us: setserial -bg /dev/ttyS*

I'll complain ;-) It seems pretty standard for a driver to print out
at least one single line for each "interface" it registers; interface in
this case being ttySn. IDE and SCSI layers print out hdX, ethernet
drivers print out ethX; serial should printk ttySx.


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