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    SubjectRe: questions about 8250 uart support for adhoc boards
    On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 03:40:57PM -0500, Rob Prowel wrote:
    > Stuart MacDonald wrote:
    > >Would it be more intuitive to give ports the default uartclk of
    > >1843200 at init time? That would avoid this issue, but would make the
    > >baud rates come out wrong on hardware with a non-standard clock, if a
    > >base baud wasn't specified.
    > >
    > >
    > I prefer the option to specify the base baud rate in setserial from a
    > startup script. Having the additional ports at BAUD 0 (unusable) until
    > some explicit action is taken strikes me as a safer option, provided
    > this gets properly documented in the kernel Documentation directory and
    > in Linux HOWTO docs.

    Is someone going to do that? Who volunteers?

    Russell King
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