Re: seriel console support broken in -mm4 and -mm5
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 14:30:21 EST
"Martin J. Bligh" <mbligh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > It works fine in -rc2.
> > -mm4 prints jibberish (wrong speed / settings?) for serial console, but
> > the getty stuff comes out file. shutdown just prints more jibberish.
> > -mm5 prints about half as much jibberish as -mm4 then hangs, seemingly
> > halfway through boot.
> > I guess I'll try linus.patch from -mm4 next, unless you have any other
> > suggestions that'd be more fruitful ...
> OK, so -mm5 actually does the same as mm4 on my second try, so maybe the
> hang is intermittent, or something.
> However, linus.patch from -mm4 works fine, so the culprit is one of the
> other patches in your tree ... any suggestions for which to shoot first? ;-)
Not really. Are you using early printk?
The only patches I have which touch drivers/serial/ are
8250-resource-management-fix, linus, pmac_zilog-oops-fix, kgdb-ga.
Lots of patches against drivers/char/*, but I don't see how any of those
can futz the serial settings. I'm assuming you're using 8250?
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