Re: Garbage on serial console after serial driver loads
From: Tom Rini
Date: Tue May 03 2005 - 11:19:21 EST
On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 08:11:59AM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 03:17:12PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 20:02 +0100, Russell King wrote:
> > > Is this patch ok for you?
> > Not really; it's just a quick hack applied without any real
> > consideration of the problem. If we're messing up the baud rate when we
> > change the master clock, then just make it change the divisor
> > accordingly at the same time. We don't seem to store the active
> > parameters of the serial console anywhere useful; we can do it just by
> > reading back the divisor and multiplying by eight though...
> > Tom, does this also mean you don't need the 'ifndef ppc'?
> I don't recall the problem well enough right now, but I'll go toss this
> into a current git tree and let you know.
Dropping the 'ifndef ppc' is fine on my Motorola Sandpoint which I do
believe exhibited the problem previously. I've cc'd Kumar Gala since I see
on IRC that 85xx boards might also have had a problem here.
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