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Re: [patch] blast_scache nop for sc cpus without scache

To: peter fuerst <pf@net.alphadv.de>
Subject: Re: [patch] blast_scache nop for sc cpus without scache
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 10:11:05 +0100 (BST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, 28 Jun 2005, peter fuerst wrote:

> Here's what helped me *a lot* when debugging. It's rather ugly, polluting
> printk.c with platform/driver-(cross-)dependent hacks, but output is available
> immediately on kernel startup, and on some machines you just can't do without
> that ;)
> (perhaps someone sometimes will create a clean implementation...)

 Hint, hint!  Please have a look at arch/mips/dec/prom/console.c to see 
how trivial it can be!  (Of course DECstations have a particularly fancy 
piece of firmware -- you may have to do more work with less capable one.)

  Maciej

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