[PATCH 09/16] tty: serial: 8250_dma: Add a TX trigger workaround for AM33xx

Peter Hurley peter at hurleysoftware.com
Wed Sep 17 05:20:41 PDT 2014

On 09/16/2014 12:55 PM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> On 09/15/2014 07:01 PM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
>> On 09/11/2014 04:35 PM, Peter Hurley wrote:
>>> I do need to find out if omap hardware sets UART_MSR_DCTS when auto CTS
>>> is on. Would you mind running the debug patch below with HW flow control on?
>> I didn't forget about this. However I told minicom to use hardware flow
>> control (and I see the driver set the HW bit) but I haven't seen that
>> uart_handle_cts_change() has been invoked at all. I'm going to check
>> two other boards and report then.
> No, I don't get into this at all function.

Ok, good to know. Thanks for testing that.

> So I connected my am335x-evm
> with beagle board xm because both of them have an old fashion UART
> connector (instead those uart-to-usb). Both configured with HW-Flow and
> I haven't seen the function invoked but I saw "port->icount.overrun"
> being incremented. This shouldn't happen. So I am a little puzzled here…

Yeah, that's weird. Do you have a break-out box to confirm that RTS/CTS are
being driven?

Peter Hurley

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