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Re: [PATCH] ip22 console selection fixes

To: William Jhun <wjhun@Oswego.EDU>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ip22 console selection fixes
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 18:07:37 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 05:11:21AM -0400, William Jhun wrote:
> This patch fixes some problems in selecting which console to use on the
> ip22s.
> 
> - Replace unobvious ttyS with arc for the arc console device name
> - If ARC var console=d*, use serial. If 'g', use Newport only. If
>   neither or not set, default to ARC. Old code was disabling ARC
>   console and using serial console if CONFIG_ARC_CONSOLE was set. (why?!)
> - ArcGetEnvironmentVariable() can conceivably return NULL, so don't
>   blindly dereference.
> 

After trying this patch or better current CVS i see the point - Ralf -
This patch should go in - Otherwise the whole console stuff is broken
on the Indy.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
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