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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Stop pmac_zilog from abusing 8250's device numbers.
    On Tue, 2007-04-03 at 17:02 -0700, David Miller wrote:
    > Sparc does the same thing, it's a common convention and you really
    > should not break it.

    I thought that argument was lost many years ago. It _used_ to be a
    common convention; we got better.

    > Every powerpc and sparc system out that is using ttyS0 with dynamic
    > minor numbers being allocated. I really think this should be
    > generalized instead of breaking serial on every powerpc machine out
    > there.

    Nobody's breaking anything. The patch _fixes_ serial, and allows powerpc
    machines to use both z8530 and 8250 ports at the same time; something
    which has been broken for a long time.


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