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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] serial: uartps: Revert dynamic port allocation
On Fri, Apr 03, 2020 at 11:37:46AM +0200, Michal Simek wrote:
> On 03. 04. 20 11:32, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 03, 2020 at 11:24:29AM +0200, Michal Simek wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> there were several changes done in past in uartps drivers which have been
> >> also done in uartlite driver.
> >> Here is the thread about it
> >> https://lore.kernel.org/linux-serial/20191203152738.GF10631@localhost/
> >>
> >> This series reverts all patches which enabled dynamic port allocation and
> >> returning driver to the previous state. There were added some features in
> >> meantime which are not affected by this series.
> >
> > Should this go into 5.7-final as it's causing problems now, and
> > backported as well? Or can it wait until 5.8-rc1?
>
> These patches have been added to v4.20. It means all version from that
> are affected.
>
> The issue I am aware of is when you setup stdout-path =
> "serialX:115200n8" where X is not 0.
>
> But as was discussed the concept is based on Johan wrong that's why it
> can be consider as bug fix.

Ok, I'll queue these up after 5.7-rc1 is out, for inclusion in
5.7-final, and cc: for stable, as I agree, they should all be reverted.
Thanks for doing the work.

greg k-h

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