Re: [Linux-ia64] rx2600 console output with management card
On Thu, 2003-04-03 at 14:30, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> There's three methods for finding serial ports that apply to rx2600
> w/ECI card. First, we parse the HCDP table. Second, we search the ACPI
> namespace for serial ports. Third, we walk the PCI busses looking for
> serial ports.
> The two built-in serial ports are in the ACPI namespace, the ECI card
> actually contains a PCI bus where we find the serial ports. Firmware
> determines which port is listed in the HCDP table according to which
> Console Input & Console Output devices were listed first. Unfortunately,
> you can't tell which one was selected first, so the safe thing to do is
> make sure only one is listed.
Yup, when only:
is listed as output then everything works as it should. Pity I can't
have both the serial port and the on on the ECI card listed :-(
Thanks for your help!