Re: [PATCH] Enable console on PCI serial devices

From: n0ano
Date: Fri Oct 17 2008 - 13:07:04 EST

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 10:39:52AM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> Here's another possibility, maybe too wordy, but maybe more straightforward:
> + uart[8250],mmio,<addr>[,options[,clock]]
> + "clock" is the frequency of the crystal driving
> + the UART clock (typically sixteen times the
> + fastest baud rate supported by the UART).
> + port->uartclk = simple_strtoul(options, NULL, 0);

We could do that but now the `clock' value becomes a very large
number that is very magic. Putting in the highest baud rate seems
to make more sense than some magic number.

Don Dugger
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