Copied to you because I thought you might be interested in adding
some of them to the new driver.
> These two I'd rather waited until we've got the driver merged into 2.5,
> at which point I'd rather have a patch against the new driver.
> I don't actually printk() the serial ports that have been discovered at
> boot time in the new serial CVS. If people scream enough, I could be
> persuaded. I'm currently of the opinion that they're noise, and if
> we're really interested in them, we've got a userspace tool to do it
> for us: setserial -bg /dev/ttyS*
From: "Jeff Garzik" <email@example.com>
> I'll complain ;-) It seems pretty standard for a driver to print out
> at least one single line for each "interface" it registers; interface in
I agree with Jeff.
> Only the MULTISERIAL support applied - 2.4 has the PCI class definitions,
> so when the new driver is merged, we already have the definitions.
serial_compat.h has more than just missing pci #defs. Although
I suppose you wouldn't need it in the new driver if backwards
compatability isn't being preserved. Compatability of the new driver
with old kernels that is.
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