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SubjectRe: Advice saught on math functions
Alan Cox <> writes:

> > > messages after PCI is initialised, until then they are queued away or
> > > only on serial console.
> >
> > Even though, pci gets initialized pretty early in the boot sequence
> > doesn't it? Considerably before init?
> Yes. But quite a few crashes could occur before that (and have) - eg
> running a K6 kernel on a 486
> > accessibility yet. I know for serial synths we can turn serial on in
> > lilo and at least hear what is going on. Without modifying lilo for
> > each synth other than serial we have no way of knowing whether we have
> > the full lilo prompt or what.
> Serial is going away if the vendors get their way, maybe within 12 months

Well except for the debug port specification, which appears to be just
another name for a serial port.

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