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From: Russell King <>
Cc: Alan <>,
Subject: Re: Serial console issues.
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 10:49:08 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 05:39:22PM -0700, wrote:
> Well, this is the most bastardized sucker I've ever seen. . . I have had
> no end of trouble with it (couldn't even get a boot loader to work with
> it - had to write my own).  And, as luck would have it, the serial port
> is no different.  Using setserial, I changed the type of this port to a
> 16550A and all my problems went away.  The question now remains:  How
> can I FORCE the Linux serial driver to see this as a 16550A -- As I
> before stated, I know that this has a 16-byte buffer.  Therefore, the
> 16750 with its mammoth buffer size is killing this serial port.  Short
> of modifying the kernel (which I'd rather not do) or including the
> setserial with the kernel image (also I'd rather not do as I only have
> 2.3 MB of storage on this device) I need a command line parameter to
> control the serial line -- is there one?  A build option?  PLEASE

No.  Use setserial which is a small tool to achieve what you require.

Russell King
 Linux kernel    2.6 ARM Linux   -
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  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-15 10:49 UTC|newest]

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