common config fails to open /dev/console

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Nov 12 13:00:15 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 08:10, Olaf Hering wrote:
> I got this oops with the attached config. it dies in init_dev() because
> driver->ttys contains NULL.
> sys_open -> filp_open -> dentry_open -> chrdev_open -> tty_open -> init_dev
> maybe pmac_zilog doesnt play well together with the 8250, or it doesnt
> initalize everything correctly.

Sure, pmac_zilog doesn't play well with 8250, but shouldn't cause such
a crash. What machine is it btw ? Can you send me a fix for pmac_feature
not detecting the model properly ?


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