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SubjectRe: should RTS init in serial core be tied to CRTSCTS
2007/3/8, Russell King <rmk+lkml@arm.linux.org.uk>:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 08:44:31AM -0500, Robin Getz wrote:
> > On Wed 7 Mar 2007 16:30, Oleksiy Kebkal pondered:
> > > 2007/3/7, Robin Getz <rgetz@blackfin.uclinux.org>:
> > > > Right - so the question is where to manage the default state? I was
> > > > thinking in the resource might be a good idea, but there isn't really a
> > > > good place for it. (You could re-use some bits if flags, but I think that
> > > > would not be a good idea).
> > >
> > > /proc/tty/driver/uartN/settings?
> > >
> >
> > That would let you change things are run time, but the problem is at boot
> > time. A default setting needs to be set, so when things initialize, and proc
> > does not exist yet, it is still set properly...
>
> I disagree. "proc does not exist yet" - the only time that applies is
> long before userspace as active.
>
> 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.
>
> --
> Russell King
> Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
> maintainer of:
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