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From: David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [BUG] 2.6.25-rc3 hangs in early boot on Sun Ultra5
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 12:46:11 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
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From: Mikael Pettersson <>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 21:41:03 +0100

> Another difference is that with rc2 the first few lines of kernel
> output while the console is still in OF mode either aren't shown
> or disappear quickly since the switch to the framebuffer occurs
> within a fraction of a second after the kernel has been loaded.
> With rc3 the kernel output (the text shown above) in the OF-mode
> console is very very slow.

Yes that's a new feature.  Until we switch over to the "real"
console we print the log messages using the firmware console

This way if an early crash or similar happens, you'll see it
and be able to report it instead of having to report with
"-p" on the command line.

I'll fire up my ultra5 and try to figure out what's wrong
with the atyfb framebuffer driver, that's where it's dying.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-26 20:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-25 20:41 Mikael Pettersson
2008-02-26  8:55 ` Mikael Pettersson
2008-02-26 21:32   ` David Miller
2008-02-27  0:49   ` David Miller
2008-02-27  1:06     ` David Miller
2008-02-27  8:02       ` Thomas Gleixner
2008-02-27 19:05         ` David Miller
2008-02-27 19:55           ` Thomas Gleixner
2008-02-27 19:16       ` Mikael Pettersson
2008-02-27 19:37         ` David Miller
2008-02-27  8:27     ` Mikael Pettersson
2008-02-26 20:46 ` David Miller [this message]

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