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Re: [PATCH] Make serial console more friendly

To: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Make serial console more friendly
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2001 20:06:23 +0200
Cc: Linux/MIPS list <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0106161714100.16303-200000@spock.mgnet.de>; from spock@mgnet.de on Sat, Jun 16, 2001 at 05:21:18PM +0200
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On Sat, Jun 16, 2001 at 05:21:18PM +0200, Klaus Naumann wrote:

> after a long time of being busy and absent from Linux/MIPS
> I got around hacking a bit again.
> Attached is what came out of this. The patch will make it possible
> to use any (supported!) speed for the serial console.
> How to use: Apply against any recent 2.4 cvs kernel, compile. 
> In the PROM command monitor type "setenv dbaud 38400" (now you probably
> need to change the serial setup of your client, i.e. minicom) and boot the
> kernel.
> If you're getting strange chars at the login prompt you need
> to change your getty config.
> 
> Ralf: Can you please check and apply the patch ? Thanks !
> (There are also some small code beautifications in the patch)

Applied.

  Ralf

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