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SubjectRe: 2.5.64 - xircom realport no workie well
On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 03:36:11PM +0000, Russell King wrote:
> > > > drivers/serial/8250_pci.c:1920: initializer element is not constant
> > > > drivers/serial/8250_pci.c:1920: (near initialization for
> > > > `serial_pci_tbl[86].device')
> > >
> > > Bah. You need this as well then:
> >
> > Applied. It compiles now. Did a reboot into the new kernel and it hangs
> > somewhere in the point where it blanks the display but before it
> > switches to the framebuffer to display the kernel output messages (hope
> > that helps). I have no oops or anything. Just a blank display and no
> > disc activity or anything. ctrl-alt-del don't work and I have to turn my
> > laptop off in order to reboot.
>
> Hmm. Did you build 8250 into the kernel, or as a module? TBH, I'm not

Into the kernel. I also forgot to mention that the pcmcia card was not
present at the time.

> sure how this could have affected the framebuffer driver. I'll look
> harder in a couple of hours though.

A lot of things appear to happen once the fb driver comes up. From the
messages displayed the kernel seems to have gone through a fair chunk of
its init. (although that could be it goiing through it at such a fast
pace after the fb comes up that it just seems that way :)

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