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Re: I2 R10K status?

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: I2 R10K status?
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 04:33:47 +0200
In-reply-to: <20010722033038.B10591@paradigm.rfc822.org>
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Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 10:01:55PM +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > processes crash due to unaligned access/illegal instruction in
> > kernel space. The serial console drops characters on high
> > throughput.

I've tested the serial console now with 38400 baud also,
the characteristics of the dropouts didn't change.

> This is true for all sgis IMHO - I have seen this before on the
> Indy and Indigo2 - This is a bug in the sgiserial.c - I have tried
> to find it before but havent been successfull.

Well, then it's at least not a bug of mine. :-)

> Another bug lets
> the serial to freeze completely which prevents serial console
> machines from reboot as the and print to the console blocks.
> 
> This has been fixed somewhere in the 2.4 area.

I haven't encountered this yet, so the fix seems to work for
64bit, too.


Thiemo

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