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Re: Crash on Cobalt with CONFIG_SERIO=y

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: Crash on Cobalt with CONFIG_SERIO=y
From: Peter Horton <>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 01:04:55 +0000
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <>,
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On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 03:47:10PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 12:42:08AM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > I get the following crash on Cobalt when CONFIG_SERIO=y is set.
> > I realize that this option is not really necessary on Cobalt but the
> > kernel should neverless not crash if it is enabled.
> > 
> > 
> >  Activating ISA DMA hang workarounds.
> >  rtc: Digital UNIX epoch (1952) detected
> >  Real Time Clock Driver v1.12a
> >  Cobalt LCD Driver v2.10
> >  i8042.c: i8042 controller self test timeout.
> >  Unhandled kernel unaligned access[#1]:
> The i8042 error message is a little surprising.  The Cobalt boards afair
> have some sort of SuperIO chip on the board which includes PS/2 keyboard
> even though that has not been wired.  I wonder if anybody can take a
> look at the board what type of SuperIO is there?

No SuperIO, but there is a bog standard VIA PCI-ISA bridge which
contains a bog standard PS/2 keyboard controller, which you would have
thought should just work ...


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