Re: serial driver maintaner

From: Stuart MacDonald (
Date: Fri Aug 23 2002 - 08:23:48 EST

From: "Omar" <>
> I've been trying to find out information on the Linux serial driver. The
> maintainer hasn't updated his web site in a long time, does anyone know if
> he's still maintaining it ??

Ted doesn't seem to be maintaining it anymore. If you look in the
linux-kernel archive you'll find that Russell King is doing a rewrite
for 2.5/6 anyway.

> I am asking because I have a uart that isn't directly supported in the
> driver and I may need to add support for it, but I don't want to modify
> serial driver unless it can be included in the main distribution channel.

Update the driver, make a patch and send it to the list. If it's good
likely it will be included.

You may want to check out linux-serial also.


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