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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] Move uart_register_driver call to device probe for pl010 and sh-sci
On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:22:57AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Time for the serial subsystem to switch to dynamic minors, and get rid of the
> what-is-your-serial-port-called-again-on-this-platform
> multi-million-euro question?

Dynamic device numbers are fine for those who use devtmpfs / udev, but I
would imagine that there are systems out there which don't, and if they
change, systems become inaccessible (the port becomes dead, even to
sysrq.)

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