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RE: Bitrotting serial drivers

To: "Ulrich Eckhardt" <eckhardt@satorlaser.com>, <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
Subject: RE: Bitrotting serial drivers
From: "Joseph Chiu" <joseph@omnilux.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 13:10:13 -0800
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Thread-topic: Bitrotting serial drivers
Hmmm, that's news to me!  I've been using console=ttyS0,115200  
console=ttyS0,9600 and console= (no console) forever.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
> [mailto:linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org]On Behalf Of Ulrich Eckhardt
> Sent: Monday, March 21, 2005 12:51 PM
> To: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Subject: Re: Bitrotting serial drivers
> 
> 
> On Sunday 20 March 2005 23:51, Pete Popov wrote:
> > It works and no one has complained about any bugs. 
> 
> I hereby do complain that it doesn't work. ;)
> 
> I'd give more details, but I'm neither at work nor did I 
> investigate the 
> situation properly. What I remember trying is to add 
> 'console=/dev/ttyS0' or 
> somesuch to the commandline, but couldn't get it to work 
> there. The funny 
> thing is that when I use the GDB support over serial line 
> (which seems to use 
> a primitive, stripped-down version of a serial driver) it 
> works, I can then 
> redirect boot messages via 'console=gdb'.
> 
> Uli
> 
> 

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