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SubjectRe: [Linux-parport] Linux v2.6.21-rc3
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 05:14:21PM +0000, Stephen Mollett wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 Mar 2007, Michal Piotrowski wrote:
> > BTW. Does anyone care about parport console?
> > console=lp0 hangs since at least 2.6.18
> For the record, I used console=lp0 quite recently (stock 2.6.19 according to
> the printout, running on i386) [to find out what was causing a panic that
> immediately vanished off the top of the screen because of "atkbd.c: Spurious
> ACK..."s from the flashing kb LEDs] and it worked just fine.

ISTR lp consoles block indefinitely until the printer is ready, so
if you ask for a lp console but don't have a working printer connected
it will hang.

Russell King
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