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Date:	Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:49:38 -0800
From:	Tony Lindgren <tony@...mide.com>
To:	Nishanth Menon <nm@...com>
Cc:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-omap@...r.kernel.org,
	"Franklin Cooper Jr." <fcooper@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: dts: DRA7: Add aliases for all serial ports

* Nishanth Menon <nm@...com> [141021 13:08]:
> On 10/21/2014 02:57 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > On Tuesday 21 October 2014 11:18:15 Nishanth Menon wrote:
> >> Add serial port aliases for consoles > 6.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Nishanth Menon <nm@...com>
> >> ---
> >>  arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7.dtsi |    4 ++++
> >>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7.dtsi b/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7.dtsi
> >> index 9cc9843..208dd83 100644
> >> --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7.dtsi
> >> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/dra7.dtsi
> >> @@ -34,6 +34,10 @@
> >>                 serial3 = &uart4;
> >>                 serial4 = &uart5;
> >>                 serial5 = &uart6;
> >> +               serial6 = &uart7;
> >> +               serial7 = &uart8;
> >> +               serial8 = &uart9;
> >> +               serial9 = &uart10;
> >>
> > 
> > I think this was wrong to start with: The aliases should be in the per-board
> > .dts file and only list the ones that are actually connected to the outside.
> > 
> > Otherwise the numbering won't match what's written on the board.
> 
> At least in the case of DRA7 boards, they are not written specifically
> since they come out over onboard FTDI usb2serial.
> 
> This will at least ensure that /dev/ttyO9 will always point to uart10
> no matter the board, instead of having ttyO0 always pointing to
> console serial port no matter the board (and having to guess which
> figure out it actually was aliased to).

It seems that having the UART numbering make sense is a good reason
to apply this one. So applying into omap-for-v3.19/dt.

Regards,

Tony
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