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From: Alan <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: akennedy@techmoninc.com
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Serial console issues.
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:24:57 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070215002457.7b382d5f@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070214161114.bfc52cea95091b0fffcb409eab6296ba.39d16a8e24.wbe@email.secureserver.net>

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 16:11:14 -0700
akennedy@techmoninc.com wrote:

> In a previous post I incorrectly stated that my serial port is a
> TI16750, as this is what /proc/tty/... revealed to me.  After
> re-reading the product manual, I see that this is actually a 16550. 
> Since Linux is seeing this port as a 16750, could that explain why I'm
> seeing missing characters in the transmission.  After doing some
> research, I found that the 16750 has a 64-byte buffer, whereas I know
> this to only have a 16-byte buffer.

The autodetect is pretty solid so you may well find the chip is 16750
compatible, 16550A is what is usually listed because it is what people
look for.

> If my assumptions are correct and Linux is detecting this serial port
> incorrectly, how can I force the serial driver to see this a 16550?

man setserial

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-14 23:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-14 23:11 akennedy
2007-02-15  0:24 ` Alan [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2007-02-15  0:39 akennedy
2007-02-15 10:49 ` Russell King
2007-02-12 20:39 Andy Kennedy
2007-02-12 20:56 ` David Lang
2007-02-13 20:20   ` Andy Kennedy

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