On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 11:00:52PM +0200, Marek Michalkiewicz wrote:
> I suspect that the parport_serial driver should be initialized after
> the serial driver, so it can register the detected UARTs properly.
> (I have the necessary drivers compiled into the kernel, no modules.)
You are correct; the same bug just got fixed in the 2.5 series.
> I suspect the NM9835 may be a quite popular chip - any chances of
> making support for it available in 2.4.x kernel series?
Unfortunately its all controlled by the link ordering, and serial is
buried in within drivers/char. Moving it before parport needs some
careful analysis and may very well end up breaking other stuff.
The simple answer for 2.4 may well be to move serial.c into
drivers/serial so it can be ordered into the right place on its own.
-- Russell King (firstname.lastname@example.org) The developer of ARM Linux http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/personal/aboutme.html
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