HIGHMEM + serial console + SMP + 2GB freeze on pmac

Troy Benjegerdes hozer at drgw.net
Fri Dec 7 11:25:24 EST 2001

> I'm going to try several other combinations of things, including taking
> one memory stick out since this could actually be that the hardware
> doesn't like that much memory.

There is at least one problem with serial console on pmac.. I removed the
memory (except for 1 512mb dimm)

If I turn serial console on, I get a machine check in
serial_console_write during the PCI probing.

This only shows up if Xmon is NOT compiled in.. since xmon tries to use
the port (and presumably dies also)

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