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Re: Serial Console Support in Kernel

On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 09:28:40AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> > > A real Amiga bootloader with serial console would be really great for this!
> > > ;)
> > Hey, amiga-lilo does have serial support!
> Oh, amiga-lilo is actually working? Last I heard was that it had some issues
> and development was stuck. 

I think so. IIRC Roman Zippel fixed '060 support.

I'm still using my old binaries (from 1997?), as my floppy drive is
probably dead, and thus I'm a bit reluctant to change it.

> > > Anyway, it would be nice to have a serial console (system messages during
> > > boot) as soon as possible and we should setup at least Crest as well for
> > > using such a serial console. Due to it's VGA output and the FlickerFixer,
> > > Kullervo don't need this as urgent as Crest and Elgar, IMHO... 
> > Then you should probably use `debug=ser console=ttyS0', and set up
> > amiga-lilo to use the serial console.
> Well, I would prefer to test amiga-lilo locally before setting it up on
> remote hosts. ;) 

Of course.

> But adding the kernel params is a quick fix... ;)
> Erm, where can I get amiga-lilo? Aminet?

cvs.linux-m68k.org, CVS module m68kboot.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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