local_irq_enable() problem...

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue Jan 20 21:03:41 EST 2004

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Etsushi Kato wrote:
> I just started porting Linux 2.6 for nubus powermac.  I've applied most
> of 2.4 nubus patch to 2.6.1-rc2, and kernel compiles fine now.  But in
> the early booting of kernel, it hangs while doing local_irq_enable()
> just after profile_init() in start_kernel() of init/main.c.
> How can I debug kernel in this situation?  printk() is working, and
> boot messages are shown with serial connection until "Console: colour
> dummy device 80x25".

Did you pass `console=ttyS0'?

If all else fails, add a call to your serial print routine in
kernel/printk.c:printk(), right after the va_end.



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