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    SubjectRe: [CFT:PATCH] Removing possible wrong asm/serial.h inclusions
    On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 09:52:44AM +0100, Russell King wrote:

    > asm/serial.h is supposed to contain the definitions for the architecture
    > specific 8250 ports for the 8250 driver. It may also define BASE_BAUD,
    > but this is the base baud for the architecture specific ports _only_.
    > Therefore, nothing other than the 8250 driver should be including this
    > header file. In order to move towards this goal, here is a patch which
    > removes some of the more obvious incorrect includes of the file.
    > MIPS and PPC has rather a lot of stuff in asm/serial.h, some of it looks
    > related to non-8250 ports. Hence, it's not trivial to conclude that
    > these includes are indeed unnecessary, so can mips and ppc people please
    > test this patch carefully.

    The MIPS bits were just unused leftovers from the days when the arch
    code did did register serials & consoles. So for the MIPS bits:

    Acked-by: Ralf Baechle <>

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