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SubjectRe: Patch: Fix serial module use count (2.4.16 _and_ 2.5)
On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 09:55:49AM +0530, BALBIR SINGH wrote:
> What I mean by I call rs_open() is that the person who writes the tty layer
> should not call close() after open() fails, I cannot directly invoke rs_open()
> and rs_close(), I KNOW that.

We can't change the tty layer in 2.4 at this point. We can do it in 2.5.
It requires an audit of all drivers though. I believe we're going over
ground covered earlier in this thread now.

> I have some suggestions, ideas for the serial driver in 2.5, are u willing
> to discuss them?

Please look at the cvs stuff at:, module serial
(no password)


Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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