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Re: DECstation R3000 boot error

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Subject: Re: DECstation R3000 boot error
From: Martin Michlmayr <>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 19:30:25 +0200
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* Maciej W. Rozycki <> [2006-02-14 10:01]:
> The driver has been ported by JBG (thanks!) -- it's the zs.c driver
> that needs to be ported to the new serial infrastructure.  But
> that's tough if to be done properly (DMA and synchronous modes are
> not handled well by the serial core), so not at the moment, sorry.
> I'll think about minimal functionality to keep it going though and
> perhaps lk201.c could be changed to work with current zs.c as is
> (dz.c has already been ported -- I have no way of testing it, so I
> somewhat lack incentive to go through it and verify if it's at least
> as good as the old driver in 2.4.)...

Do you think you'll have time to port zs.c soon?  I'd like to move
away from 2.4 in Debian and DECstation is currently the only platform
that isn't supported in 2.6 (or at least not fully).
Martin Michlmayr

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