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

Troy Benjegerdes hozer at drgw.net
Fri Dec 7 11:42:31 EST 2001

On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 06:25:24PM -0600, Troy Benjegerdes wrote:
> > 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)

Another note: The serial works fine after the machine is booted up.

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