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Re: serial port screw up

What was your upgrade? Possible resource conflict? When the kernel talks to
the conflicting device you get garbage maybe?

----- Original Message -----
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be>
To: Debian GNU/Linux PPC <debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 1999 5:03 PM
Subject: serial port screw up

> Since I upgraded my system after three weeks of inactivity and rebooted
> that, my serial port (NS16550 type) is screwed up: I get weird characters
> instead of the login prompt on my terminal. However, I can login, and
> everything I type is echoed correctly. `cat'ing a file to /dev/ttyS0 gives
> garbage, too.
> It's not a baud problem. Also kernel messages are displayed correctly
> console=ttyS0). During the first part of the boot up, boot up messages
> init) are displayed correctly. Suddenly I start getting garbage.
> I'll try to find out which of the startup scripts causes the problem. if
> someone else already have an idea, I'd be glad to hear...
> Greetings,
> Geert
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven
> Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
> Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven --
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