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SubjectRe: How do I choose an arbitrary minor number for my tty device?
Timur Tabi wrote:
> Can you elaborate on that? What is the "required method"? My driver is mostly
> working now, but I have to supply the command-line "console=ttyEHV73" in order
> for the login prompt to show up. Unfortunately, there's no way for the boot
> loader to know that the primary byte channel for stdout is #73, so I need a way
> for the driver to tell the kernel this.

Never mind .. I got it working. For some reason, it took a while for me to get
add_preferred_console() working.

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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