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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-arm] [PATCH] hw/arm/virt: support
Jason A. Donenfeld
Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-arm] [PATCH] hw/arm/virt: support 4 serial ports
Fri, 8 Dec 2017 19:39:14 +0100
On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 12:49 PM, Peter Maydell <address@hidden> wrote:
> Now that the 2.11 release is mostly out of the way, I've been
> working through some of my other todo list items so I've
> come back to this thread.
> My suggestion is that we should add a second non-secure UART
> to the virt board, so if you're using secure=no then you
> get serial 1 and 2, and for secure=yes serial 1 is the first
> NS uart, serial 2 is the secure uart and serial 3 is the
> 2nd NS uart. (I don't really want to add a 4th uart unless
> there's some good reason to -- maybe we would turn out to
> want it for the secure side, for instance.)
> I'll probably write a patch for this next week, unless you
> want to do it.
Sounds great to me. Thanks!
I'm curious why you don't want to add a 4th UART. It seems trivial to
do, and the more the merrier? Or that's a silly attitude? Mostly just
curious about that, as having two personally suits my needs.