8260 console problems

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Feb 22 19:23:13 EST 2001

In message <20010221231831.A19177 at shamus.smoothsmoothie.com> Jay Monkman wrote:
> I've been trying to get Linux going on an 8260 board (EST's SBC8260 eval
> board to be exact) and I have ppcboot starting the kernel. ppcboot sets
> up SMC1 at 9600 bps as its console, and when Linux starts up, it
> starts running SMC1 at 115200 bps. How do I make Linux keep SMC1
> at 9600 bps?

It  seems  you  forgot  to  modify   the   "bd_info"   structure   in
"include/asm-ppc/est8260.h""  to  match  the  definition as passed by

Read the PPCBoot README, too.

Wolfgang Denk

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