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Re: [PATCH] PCI serial card support

From: Vesa Jääskeläinen
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PCI serial card support
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 18:52:21 +0200
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address@hidden wrote:
> Bad news, I heard back from the two people who wrote the PCI serial
> code for Linux (Russell King & Ted Tso) and they both agree that,
> no matter how the ambiguity got into the Linux source files, their
> intent was that the code was GPL v2 only.
> That being the case, we can't use the code and I don't want to try
> and re-write it from scratch so we're back to having the user manually
> specify the I/O port address but at least I can create a PCI ID table
> to map the base baud.

Ok. Then I would suggest that only simple change is made at this time to
support it. So we start from scratch on that implementation. Anyway...
it can be improved later on.

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