> I am currently trying to trace the console on and R4400 Indy. It seems
> that everything goes through console.c using either con_write or
> con_put_char. It would be great if I could communicate with someone that
> has a thorough understanding of this code and its interaction with
Okay. I could explain this code if you want.
> I have put some prtink statements in and it seems that
> newport_putcs is called several more times than it should.
Don't do that. Printk calls newport_putcs so if you have printk in
newport_putcs it will going into a endless loop. You could redirect the
console to a different tty device, say a serial console.