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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/16] tty: serial: 8250_core: read only RX if there is something in the FIFO
On 02/12/2015 03:45 AM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> On 02/11/2015 09:42 PM, Peter Hurley wrote:
>
>>> Reverting makes sense to me if it has caused a regression. Maybe Sebastian
>>> can update his patch to do this based on some quirk flag instead?
>>
>> That's fine with me. There's a 'bugs' field in struct 8250_uart_port and
>> UART_BUG_* defines in 8250/8250.h for that purpose.
>
> Makes sense. Reading an empty FIFO does not look right. Maybe we should
> do the bug flag the other way around? But I can do what I am told to so
> if there is more fallout than just this Marvell UART I could come
> around with a patch to the bug field for the older OMAP.

I agree with Russell on this; better to stick with the rx read that's been
running on 20 years of hardware.

That said, I don't think serial8250_do_startup() is really doing that much
for OMAP h/w startup; open-coding what omap_8250 really needs is probably
< 10 loc.

Regards,
Peter Hurley




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