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Re: [PATCH] Fix newport con crashes

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix newport con crashes
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:34:47 +0200
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On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 12:54:16PM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> Because of commit e84de0c61905030a0fe66b7210b6f1bb7c3e1eab
> [MIPS: GIO bus support for SGI IP22/28] newport con is now taking over
> console from dummy con, therefore it's necessary to resize the VC to
> the correct size to avoid crashes and garbage on console
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>

I've applied your patch to master and the affected -stable branches of the
lmo git tree.

Florian, since this is a driver specific to certain MIPS platforms I'd like
to merge it through the MIPS tree with your ack, if that's ok?

Thanks folks,


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