saving & analyzing (by the bootloader) kernel boot log buf fer on "vanilla"Linux (2.6) usable for for 8xx ppc

Linas Vepstas linas at
Tue Jan 25 10:04:53 EST 2005

On Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 06:26:43AM -0500, Povolotsky, Alexander was heard to remark:
> I would suggest CONSIDER implementing - it would help for early debugging
> when serial console 
> is not working and no "live"output is available - I am in such situation
> right now !

Are you perchance seeing "Warning: unable to open an initial console."
on ppc64? If so, I am debugging that right now, and hope to have a patch


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