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Re: Disable EARLY_PRINTK on IP22 to make the system boot

To: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Subject: Re: Disable EARLY_PRINTK on IP22 to make the system boot
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 01:39:15 +0000
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 04:40:09PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> Some Debian users have reported that the kernel hangs early
> during boot on some IP22 systems.  Thomas Bogendoerfer found
> that this is due to a "bad interaction between CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK
> and overwritten prom memory during early boot".  Since there's
> no fix yet, disable CONFIG_EARLY_PRINTK for now.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>

Patch looks ok but I think IP28 needs the same change applied.  Will post
a new patch in separate mail.

  Ralf

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