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SubjectRe: KERNEL BUG: console not working in linux
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Followup to:  <20001128023652.A9368@veritas.com>
By author: Andries Brouwer <aeb@veritas.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> What about adding an additional
>
> andb $0xfe, %al
>
> in front of the outb?
> If I understand things correctly, bit 0 of 0x92 is write-only
> on some hardware, and writing 1 to it causes a reset, so we
> never want that.
>

Already in test12-pre1. Admittedly, this bit is defined to always
read back as 0, but this is the PC architecture (using the term *very*
loosely here!!!) we're talking about.

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