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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] tty: serial: qcom_geni_serial: Don't try to manually disable the console

On 3/14/2020 2:16 AM, Douglas Anderson wrote:
> The geni serial driver's shutdown code had a special case to call
> console_stop(). Grepping through the code, it was the only serial
> driver doing something like this (the only other caller of
> console_stop() was in serial_core.c).
> As far as I can tell there's no reason to call console_stop() in the
> geni code. ...and a good reason _not_ to call it. Specifically if
> you have an agetty running on the same serial port as the console then
> killing the agetty kills your console and if you start the agetty
> again the console doesn't come back.
> Fixes: c4f528795d1a ("tty: serial: msm_geni_serial: Add serial driver support for GENI based QUP")
> Signed-off-by: Douglas Anderson <>
> ---
Reviewed-by: Akash Asthana <>

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