From: Andi Kleen
Date: Sun May 09 2004 - 08:33:46 EST
On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 12:29:11PM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> R. J. Wysocki wrote:
> >On Saturday 08 of May 2004 13:31, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >>"R. J. Wysocki" <rjwysocki@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>Sute, it's like that:
> >>>kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.6-rc3-mm2 root=/dev/sdb3 vga=792 hdc=ide-scsi
> >>>console=ttyS0,115200 console=tty0
> >>Please try `console=ttyS0'.
> >I have. It does not help. :-(
> >Still, reversing the Move-saved_command_line-to-init-mainc.patch _does_
> >help, even with the above command line. I guess it's an x86_64-specific
> I had the same problem (serial console was broken on -mm on x86_64). I
> switched to i386, did 'make oldconfig', and rebuild, and it worked. I
> think this was 2.6.5-mm1.
> Sorry I can't test it now -- I plan on sticking with 32 bit for a while
It is all the fault of Move-saved_command_line-to-init-mainc.patch
which unfortunately has been in -mm* for some time.
It simply breaks all boot arguments on x86-64.
Just get rid of that and the console is fine. Or use mainline.
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