Re: Repeat the Ending

Miquel van Smoorenburg (
11 Jun 1997 00:39:25 +0200

In article <>,
Jon Lewis <> wrote:
>On Tue, 10 Jun 1997, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
>> kernel. The existing code just uses what is available, nearly for
>> free, on the VGS hardware. For checking boot messages I'd suggest
>> using a serial console.
>What serial console? :)
>I realize there are unofficial patches for it. I'd love to be using a
>serial console, if only it were part of Linus's kernel source. I've got a
>spare RocketPort 16 port card I could wire into most of the systems.

I have been working on the serial console support for linux-2.1.x, and
I'll be sending a patch to Linus soon. If he accepts it (I hope so)
I'll make a backport of the 2.1.x console stuff to 2.0.x


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