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SubjectRe: [DOC] Debugging early kernel hangs
On Sat, 23 Sep 2000 13:02:38 +0000, 
Thorsten Kranzkowski <> wrote:
>How about the possibility to use architecture specific backends? E.g. my
>little Alpha machine has an 8-bit debugging LED port that would be very suited
>for this.

You can define VIDEO_CHAR() to do whatever makes sense for your
hardware. The only problem with an 8 bit port is you cannot use both
"screen" position and value to indicate where you are, you can only use
a value. But the same idea holds, whatever works until the console can
display output.

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