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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:

Acpi(HWP0002,700)/Pci(1|1)/Uart(9600 N81)/VenMsg(Vt100+)

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!


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