Re: [ANNOUNCE] New kernel tree for embedded linux
Thomas Gleixner (email@example.com)
Tue, 08 Apr 2003 11:42:15 +0200
On Tuesday 08 April 2003 10:34, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 20:40, JÃ¶rn Engel wrote:
> > Some more partitioning code that only applies to spinning discs of
> > some sort (ide, scsi) or code that emulates spinning discs is always
> > included. No config option.
> We definitely want CONFIG_BLK_DEV. CONFIG_SWAP is a good start.
> > Another one is serial.c. In an ltp test run, plus serial console, some
> > 90% were unused. And the code gave me some shivers. Volunteers?
> The new serial code is somewhat nicer. Still contains unconditional
> support for a lot of bizarre 8250 variations, but I don't think that's
> really taking up much space though.
This driver should really supersede the ugly drivers/char/serial.c. And its
definitly usefull for all embedded systems, not only for x86 based stuff.
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