Re: [PATCH 6/7] [v2] tty/powerpc: introduce the ePAPR embedded hypervisorbyte channel driver

From: Timur Tabi
Date: Wed Jun 22 2011 - 11:23:44 EST

Timur Tabi wrote:
> The ePAPR embedded hypervisor specification provides an API for "byte
> channels", which are serial-like virtual devices for sending and receiving
> streams of bytes. This driver provides Linux kernel support for byte
> channels via three distinct interfaces:
> 1) An early-console (udbg) driver. This provides early console output
> through a byte channel. The byte channel handle must be specified in a
> Kconfig option.
> 2) A normal console driver. Output is sent to the byte channel designated
> for stdout in the device tree. The console driver is for handling kernel
> printk calls.
> 3) A tty driver, which is used to handle user-space input and output. The
> byte channel used for the console is designated as the default tty.
> Signed-off-by: Timur Tabi <timur@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

I know you guys are busy, but can I get an ACK or two on this patch, if there
are no issues with it? It's the only one of the seven that doesn't have one. I
think v2 has addressed all of the concerns raised on version 1.

Timur Tabi
Linux kernel developer at Freescale

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