Subject: Re: Using same com.c driver for two devices that access serial port
To: Ian Zagorskih <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/25/2003 17:07:44
On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> AFAIU from dev/ic/com.c source code you cannot do this so simple. All
> bus_space_read_1()/write_1() calls use absolute register offset values
> defined at dev/ic/ns16550reg.h like below:
> #define com_data 0 /* data register (R/W) */
> #define com_ier 1 /* interrupt enable (W) */
> #define com_iir 2 /* interrupt identification (R) */
> and used for all com-like devices. So you have to re-define this offsets
> depending on exact com device context i.e. value 1 for com_ier used for ISA
> bus and 4 for PCI bus.
> One sollution is to re-define bus_space_read/write specially for/in com.c
> which would fix register value depending on bus space tag and handle.
> But 1) doing it just looking at "PCI or ISA" bus space type obviously will
> break suitability of com.c for other PCI UART cards 2) you should to it for
> all <arch>/bus.h :)
> For me seems like com.c isn't suitable for your device course of different
> hardware registers mapping.
Would it be reasonable to create a new bus type for the pciio
attachments and have it handle the adjustment?
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