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RE: Serial 9bit (mark / space parity)


Thanks a lot for this patch. We will look through it and
add it to the official tree. This will probably not happen
before 2.4.22 (we have already sent an update for 2.4.21
to the 2.4 maintainer).


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com
To: 'Mikael Starvik'
Cc: dev-etrax
Sent: 2003-01-02 11:45
Subject: Serial 9bit (mark / space parity)

Hello Mikael,

A few weeks ago I interested in a solution regarding the above mentioned

There is a possibility in ETRAX for using these feature. For PC (i386)
the kernel contains this already. Setting the corresponding bit (CMSPAR)
c_cflag in termios structure cause mark/space parity instead of

I made a very little patch by which the same infrastructure can be used
userspace on ETRAX.

Is it possible to apply this patch into the official ETRAX kernel?


This patch can be applied after linux-2_4_19.diff

I hope this can help if somebody would use 9 bit communication (like

Best regards,

Tamas Szabo

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