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SubjectRe: should RTS init in serial core be tied to CRTSCTS
On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 03:16:08PM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> Hi,
> On 08.03.2007 14:48, Russell King wrote:
> > As I've said already, having a console on the same port as your application
> > program is just asking for trouble. All bets are off - the kernel _will_
> > corrupt your data stream in random places.
> >
> > Don't do it - it will _NEVER_ be reliable.
> >
> > Never, ever, mix kernel consoles with application serial ports.
> Unless you want two machines to monitor each other via serial console and
> each of them has only one serial port. It's not perfect, but it works well
> enough despite all claims to the contrary.

That's fine - you're not sending application specific data which could
be corrupted by an inopportune kernel message.

Russell King
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