Bug 125016 - Hangs on startup after initialising 8250 on PowerMac
Hangs on startup after initialising 8250 on PowerMac
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-06-02 04:39 EDT by Alex Kiernan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-11 04:04:20 EDT
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Description Alex Kiernan 2004-06-02 04:39:41 EDT
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Description of problem:
The supplied kernel config for the mac compiles in 8250 serial
support, on the machine I'm using (an early blue & white G4), this
causes the kernel to hang 9 times out of 10 just after it logs the
8250 startup line. Changing kernel-2.6.6-ppc.config to use:


fixes the problem, but obviously stops use of any such device as a
boot time console (are there any such Macs?)

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1. Hangs on boot

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Comment 1 Alex Kiernan 2004-08-11 04:04:20 EDT
Seems to have fixed itself in later kernels

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