Re: 126.96.36.199 doesn't boot
On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 10:07:36PM -0400, Eric C. Cooper wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 09:57:55PM -0400, Russell Hires wrote:
> > Hello all...now that I've gotten my serial console to work, I've got a
> > log to share. At the very bottom of the log, I get stuck there, no more
> > boot activity after that. After a few minutes, I reboot. Can anyone
> > help?
> > [...]
> > Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 8 ports, IRQ sharing
> > disabled
> > pmac_zilog: 0.6 (Benjamin Herrenschmidt <firstname.lastname@example.org>)
> > pmac_zilog: Error registering serial device, disabling pmac_zilog.
> > pmac_zilog: Did another serial driver already claim the minors?
> You've compiled in the PC serial driver, which conflicts with the Mac
> one. Here are the serial-related settings from my config for 188.8.131.52:
> # CONFIG_MAC_SERIAL is not set
> # CONFIG_MOUSE_SERIAL is not set
> # CONFIG_SERIAL_NONSTANDARD is not set
> # CONFIG_SERIAL_8250 is not set
> # CONFIG_SND_SERIAL_U16550 is not set
> # CONFIG_USB_SERIAL is not set
Notice that the debian package has a patch which allows to have both compiled
in, and have the serial driver check that he is not on a mac before getting
The patch is in the kernel-patch-2.6.8-powerpc, so you may have missed it if
you use kernel-source-2.6.8 directly.
I feel that we should do this kind of thing for all the legacy drivers which
poke around in random parts of the memory, and have those patches in the main