AW: Boot problems with MPC8280 PowerQUICC

Georg Klug gklug at
Sat Nov 8 04:47:17 EST 2003

Hi Linas,

> On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 07:35:47PM +0200, Thomas Sch?fer wrote:
> > INIT: Id "con" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes
> FYI, this has been seen on and off on ppc64 too ... I don't know if it
> was ever fixed, or just worked around. I vaguely remember it had to do
> with a misconfigured/non-existant serial port.

Thanks for that help. In our the reason was that the processor MPC8280 was
unknown to the kernel. Adding it to the cputable helped a lot!


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