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Re: Serial Console Support in Kernel


On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> > 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.

Yes, it works fine on 060.
The only bigger issue I know of is partitions above 4GB. I played with 
sending SCSI commands, but that doesn't work with SCSI emulation on IDE 
drives above 4GB.

> 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.

I'm using a second boot partition for that. :)
If one has never setup amiga-lilo it's likely to be a big help, I think 
it can be even any affs partition, as one will at least get a shell 
Maybe parted could be utilizied to help with setting this up correctly...

> > But adding the kernel params is a quick fix... ;)
> > 
> > Erm, where can I get amiga-lilo? Aminet?
> cvs.linux-m68k.org, CVS module m68kboot.

That's were the development for the Amiga support is a little stuck.
The latest release version from me is at 

bye, Roman

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