[3.11.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "tty: serial: 8250_core.c Bug fix for Exar chips." has been added to staging queue

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Luis Henriques May 14, 2014, 2:57 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    tty: serial: 8250_core.c Bug fix for Exar chips.

to the linux-3.11.y-queue branch of the 3.11.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


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From: Michael Welling <mwelling@ieee.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:27:48 -0500
Subject: tty: serial: 8250_core.c Bug fix for Exar chips.
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commit b790f210fe8423eff881b2a8a93ba5dbc45534d0 upstream.

The sleep function was updated to put the serial port to sleep only when necessary.
This appears to resolve the errant behavior of the driver as described in
Kernel Bug 61961 – "My Exar Corp. XR17C/D152 Dual PCI UART modem does not
work with 3.8.0".

Signed-off-by: Michael Welling <mwelling@ieee.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
 drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_core.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_core.c b/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_core.c
index 9d5c661..d8c06a3 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_core.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/8250/8250_core.c
@@ -555,7 +555,7 @@  static void serial8250_set_sleep(struct uart_8250_port *p, int sleep)
 	if ((p->port.type == PORT_XR17V35X) ||
 	   (p->port.type == PORT_XR17D15X)) {
-		serial_out(p, UART_EXAR_SLEEP, 0xff);
+		serial_out(p, UART_EXAR_SLEEP, sleep ? 0xff : 0);