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SubjectRe: Allow 8250 to work on sparc.
> At the user level, there is no difference between a sun zilog serial port, 
> an 8250 serial port or a USB serial port so these should be allocated
> using the same allocation system.

That isn't strictly true.

> For me, it would also simplify the issue of trying to work what devive to
> look for when I plug in a new USB serial port device. It would be the new
> /dev/ttyS<x> to appear in /dev.

Naming is a private matter for udev anyway, independant of numbering for

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