Re: [PATCH] tty: Fallback to use dynamic major number

From: Tushar Behera
Date: Fri Jan 17 2014 - 04:24:57 EST

On 16 January 2014 23:45, Mark Brown <broonie@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 09:22:40AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 05:08:14PM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
>> > No, the issue is happening because the drivers are registering things
>> > at module load time and not at device instantiation time.
>> That's a driver bug that could easily be fixed, instead of hacking up
>> the tty core :)
> Looking at the code it really, really looked intentional - in any case
> that seems worthwhile, Tushar this looks like a way forwards?

Ok. I will prepare a patch with this approach for amba-pl011 and
samsung-uart drivers. If that works well, I will extend that to other
serial drivers.

Thanks to both of you for your time.
Tushar Behera
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