Phantom Lake UART support

Vladimir Ratnikov vratnikov at netgate.com
Wed Mar 16 14:07:26 UTC 2022


Tim, thanks for the answer!

Does this mean that the 8250_MID module will be compiled into the ubuntu
kernel in the next release cycle?

Thanks,
-Vladimir

On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 3:52 PM Tim Gardner <tim.gardner at canonical.com>
wrote:

> This seems reasonable. After all, the config change in Debian is 4 years
> old.
>
> rtg
>
> On 3/15/22 10:36, Vladimir Ratnikov wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > At current point we have an opportunity to have CONFIG_SERIAL_8250_MID
> > being compiled into kernel in order to be available as serial
> > console(according to debian, there was such problem before and current
> > kernels has 'CONFIG_SERIAL_8250_MID=y' instead of
> > 'CONFIG_SERIAL_8250_MID=m'
> >
> > ticket: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=864368
> > <https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=864368>
> > patch:
> >
> https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team/linux/-/commit/7618511643be57b5587f66729e1c0121eb4617f6
> > <
> https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team/linux/-/commit/7618511643be57b5587f66729e1c0121eb4617f6
> >
> >
> > So I'm wondering if there's a way of getting this module being compiled
> > into the kernel and being accepted in upstream or if there is something
> > cons about it ?
> >
> > We've rebuilt the kernel with 'CONFIG_SERIAL_8250_MID=y' instead of
> > 'CONFIG_SERIAL_8250_MID=m' and haven't seen any problems and it worked
> > as expected. I believe, it'll be better for everyone having this module
> > to be the part of kernel.
> >
> >
> > Thanks!
> > -Vladimir
> >
>
> --
> -----------
> Tim Gardner
> Canonical, Inc
>
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