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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Revert "serial: 8250: Fix clearing FIFOs in RS485 mode again"
Hi Marek,

On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 11:01:18PM +0100, Marek Vasut wrote:
> >>> I did suggest an alternative approach which would rename
> >>> serial8250_clear_fifos() and split it into 2 variants - one that
> >>> disables FIFOs & one that does not, then use the latter in
> >>> __do_stop_tx_rs485():
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> However I have no access to the OMAP3 hardware that Marek's patch was
> >>> attempting to fix & have heard nothing back with regards to him testing
> >>> that approach, so here's a simple revert that fixes the Ingenic JZ4780.
> >>>
> >>> I've marked for stable back to v4.10 presuming that this is how far the
> >>> broken patch may be backported, given that this is where commit
> >>> 2bed8a8e7072 ("Clearing FIFOs in RS485 emulation mode causes subsequent
> >>> transmits to break") that it tried to fix was introduced.
> >>
> >> OK, I tested this on AM335x / OMAP3 and the system is again broken, so
> >> that's a NAK.
> >
> > To be clear - what did you test? This revert or the patch linked to
> > above?
> >
> > This revert would of course reintroduce your RS485 issue because it just
> > undoes your change.
> The revert. Which of the two patches do you need me to test.

The one in the email I sent on Thursday 13th at 01:48:06 UTC, linked to
at in the quote right above:

You replied with comments on the patch, you just never tested it or
never told me if you did. The lack of response means I don't know
whether that potential patch even still works for your system, hence the


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