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Re: [RFC PATCH] OMAP: UART: Enable tx wakeup bit in wer

cc'ing linux-arm-kernel also


some comments

On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Govindraj.R wrote:

> From: "Govindraj.R" <govindraj.raja@xxxxxx>
> On omap3630 onwards uart wer reg has bit 7
> for tx wakeup enable.
> Without this bit set some uart sluggishness might be seen
> while printing data on console, response is better when
> enabling this bit.
> Tested with Beagle XM (OMAP3630)
> Cc: Kevin Hilman <khilman@xxxxxx>
> Cc: Paul Walmsley <paul@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Govindraj.R <govindraj.raja@xxxxxx>
> ---
> But on omap3430 the bit is not available.

Well that's good news that it exists on 36xx+ at least.
But please make a few changes.

This shouldn't set this bit on UARTs that don't support it.  It should 
only be set if a hwmod dev_attr flag was set to indicate the presence of 
this feature.  Using a flag is also important since it will allow us to 
disable the workaround that we'll need for earlier OMAPs.

Also, I assume that this does not fix the RX sluggishness due to the 
missing RX timeout wakeup?

Also, this assignment should be using symbolic macros rather than raw 

- Paul
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