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Improved UART bridge drivers coming

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  • Improved UART bridge drivers coming

    As support for my upcoming gadget (see the μArt on Crowd Supply), I have submitted kernel patches for two different but common USB-UART bridges:

    For the CP2102N (Silicon Labs)
    - The driver can now handle all baudrates supported by the chip
    - The driver now supports the GPIOs of the chip
    - Will be part of 4.19 (already accepted into mainline)

    For the FT230X, FT231X, and FT234X (FTDI)
    - The driver now supports CBUS GPIOs of the chip
    - Will be probably part of 4.20 (submitted, under review process)

    It was about time, the former IC is 2yrs old, the latter chip is 6 years old. Just letting you know. And of course, check out the campaign too, you might be interested.
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