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SubjectRe: SIIG DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe Support
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On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Andrew Morton
<akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 16:45:08 +0300
> "Andrey Panin" <pazke@centrinvest.ru> wrote:
>
>> On 068, 03 09, 2010 at 07:09:21AM -0800, James Lamanna wrote:
>> > On Mar 9, 2010, at 6:15, "Andrey Panin" <pazke@centrinvest.ru> wrote:
>> >
>> > >On 067, 03 08, 2010 at 09:15:26PM -0800, James Lamanna wrote:
>> > >
>> > >>That's probably the case.
>> > >>It looks like 8250 doesn't know about this PCIe device at all.
>> > >>The Oxford PCI ID is not in pci_ids.h nor is the SIIG subsystem ID.
>> > >>I'll see if I can maybe work up a patch to support this device,
>> > >>since I've found
>> > >>the datasheet for the Oxford 4 port UART controller, but I may
>> > >>need some help.
>> > >>Or if anyone else (who has more experience with this) wants to
>> > >>formulate one,
>> > >>it would be greatly appreciated.
>> > >
>> > >Looks like you card can use existing code for Oxford Semiconductor
>> > >UARTs.
>> > >Can you test the attached patch for 2.6.33 ?
>> >
>> > Hi Andrey,
>> > Coincidentally I found your patch for 2.6.28 that I was able to
>> > backport to 2.6.24. The card seems to be working great!
>> > Is this patch in mainline now?
>>
>> Now I'm confused, because I can't remember SIIG related patches for 2.6.28.
>
> I'm confused too.  If someone had a patch which they think needs to be
> applied, please resend it?

I believe this was the patch/diff that I saw:
http://www.linuxhq.com/kernel/v2.6/28/drivers/serial/8250_pci.c

So, from that, it looks like everything is in mainline. I had been
working with 2.6.24, which didn't have support.

-- James
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