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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
    Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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