> OK. Problem #1:
> panic() doesn't work until things are farther along in the
> boot process :-(. Linux has been panicing all over the place,
> but I can't see the panic message :-(.
> Problem #2:
> The config name is DESKSTATION_RPC44, but in some places it
> was _RPC (note, no 44). Fixed these.
> Problem #3:
> The IRQ stuff is panicing because there is no case for RPC44.
> I'm fixing it as well.
> Anyway, I've hacked PANIC to print stuff when things aren't too smart
That explains a lot.
> Again, another tip: If you don't get any output, then maybe Linux is
> panicing before it has enough brains to print error messages. Maybe
> we should use the BIOS routines if no video address is yet set????
That won't work because the kernel overwrites the BIOS. I guess
the fix for panic() you've done is sufficient?