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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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