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Re: no go for me with serial console, bug 364637 - WAS: Xserver G5 usb keyboard not loaded ...

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 09:11:32PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > What is supposed to happen after 'Trying to im_free...' ?
> Attaching the full log. The isa stuff is probably related to the graphic card.

> Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 4 ports, IRQ sharing disabled
> pmac_zilog: 0.6 (Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>)
> pmac_zilog: Error registering serial device, disabling pmac_zilog.
> pmac_zilog: Did another serial driver already claim the minors?
> Trying to im_free nonexistent area (d00008008216c000)
> Trying to im_free nonexistent area (d00008008216e000)

Here is the problem. The 8250/16550 driver used to have a check to make
it bail out on all PowerMac models. It used to print out a message to
that fact, too. The pmac_zilog driver is dying a miserable death because
it thinks it should be the only serial driver, but in this case it isn't.

	Brad Boyer

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